Making Classroom Assessment Work

Making Classroom Assessment Work

by Anne Davies
     
 

Hikers know the importance of good boots in providing them with secure footing, solid support, safety and protection on the trail, as well as the comfort they need to keep going till the end…. These quality classroom assessment methods, like good hiking boots, will support learners and give them a solid foundation for their lifelong learning journey.

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Hikers know the importance of good boots in providing them with secure footing, solid support, safety and protection on the trail, as well as the comfort they need to keep going till the end…. These quality classroom assessment methods, like good hiking boots, will support learners and give them a solid foundation for their lifelong learning journey.

In simple and easy-to-follow steps, Dr. Anne Davies leads educators on the path to quality classroom assessment-the bridge between what research shows and what teachers can do in their classrooms to prepare students for their lifelong learning journey. This updated edition of Making Classroom Assessment Work offers more ideas and examples of using assessment for learning to guide instruction and present evidence of success. The thoughtful and thought-provoking framework provides a guide for teachers to follow, from involving students, parents, and community members in the assessment process to evaluating and reporting progress.

Chapters include:

Building the Foundation for Classroom Assessment

Beginning With the End in Mind

Describing Success

Evidence of Learning

Involving Students in Classroom Assessment

Collecting, Organizing, and Presenting Evidence

Communicating About Learning

Evaluating and Reporting

Two accompanying volumes, the Leaders Series, are focused on the role of school administrators, district personnel, and superintendents in quality classroom assessment. The Leaders Series offers ideas for supporting teachers and implementing assessment for learning with students and colleagues at all levels, as well as stories of how educational leaders have found solutions to the challenges along the road to achieving success for all learners.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935543886
Publisher:
Solution Tree
Publication date:
04/28/2011
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
127
Sales rank:
878,533
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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