Self-Assessment and Goal Setting

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Self-Assessment and Goal Setting focuses on practical ways for teachers to involve students in their own assessment. The authors provide time-tested ideas and instructions for successfully building self-assessment and goal setting into classroom practice.

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Overview

Self-Assessment and Goal Setting focuses on practical ways for teachers to involve students in their own assessment. The authors provide time-tested ideas and instructions for successfully building self-assessment and goal setting into classroom practice.

This book includes:

Practical ideas

Cross-curricular examples

Ten ways to provide specific feedback

Responses to commonly asked questions

Reproducibles

Self-Assessment and Goal Setting is the second book of the three-volume set called Knowing What Counts-a series for teachers who want to help their students learn more by involving them in assessment.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781935543763
  • Publisher: Solution Tree
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Series: Knowing What Counts
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 76
  • Sales rank: 939,032
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 7

Introduction 17

1 Self-Assessment 19

What does self-assessment look like? 19

How does self-assessment support student learning? 20

How does self-assessment support teachers? 21

Pause-and-Think activities 22

Phrases and Prompts 22

Margin Symbols 24

Reflection Cards 27

Look-for-Proof activities 29

Proof Cards 30

Before-and-After Proof 33

Personal Records 36

Connect-to-Criteria activities 39

Met/Not Yet Met 39

Sample Match 42

Performance Rubric 44

Acronyms 47

2 Goal Setting 49

What is goal setting? 49

What are short-term goals? 49

Adding a Line 50

Highlighting Criteria 52

What are long-term goals? 53

Breaking It Down 53

Planning Frames 55

Asking Questions 57

3 Questions and Responses 59

How can I fit self-assessment and goal setting into my already busy schedule? 59

Students don't take self-assessment seriously; how can I change that? 59

What is the difference between self-assessment and self-evaluation? 60

How do you use students' self-assessment information in relation to grades? 61

Why should I set goals? 61

What happens if a student's self-assessment is different from my assessment? 62

Can't I have goals for my students? 62

Isn't it your job as a teacher to do the assessing? 63

Conclusion 65

Appendix: Reproducibles 67

Bibliography 77

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