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Ten Assessment Literacy Goals for School Leaders
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Ten Assessment Literacy Goals for School Leaders

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May 2021 | 288 pages | Corwin

Assessment literacy leads to improved outcomes for all

Do you know how to ensure teachers have the knowledge and skill to use assessment data to improve student learning? Do you know the influence that student involvement in assessments has on motivation and learning? 

This book guides you and your leadership team through 10 assessment literacy goals with practical content, how-to’s, success indicators, and activities to extend and process learning. You will come away understanding the attributes of comprehensive and balanced assessment systems, the necessity for clear academic achievement targets, and why assessment quality is essential.

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n addition to providing rubrics, processes, and practical tools that work across all grade levels and subject areas, this book shows you how to:

  • Work with staff to integrate formative assessment and sound grading practices
  • Communicate with all members of the school community about student learning
  • Protect students and teachers by avoiding unethical and inappropriate assessment use
  • Use student assessment information to improve and inform instruction
  • Develop assessment policies that support quality assessment practice

Advance your understanding of assessment so your teachers can accurately measure learning, practice effective formative assessment strategies, and ensure and maintain a comprehensive and balanced assessment system in your school or district.

 
Overview
 
Chapter 1: Comprehensive and Balanced Assessment Systems
 
Chapter 2: Clear Standards
 
Chapter 3: Standards of Assessment Quality
 
Chapter 4: Formative Assessment Practices
 
Chapter 5: Grading Practices
 
Chapter 6: Communicates Effectively
 
Chapter 7: Ethical and Appropriate Assessment Use
 
Chapter 8: Evaluate assessment competencies and appropriate professional development
 
Chapter 9: Analysis of Student Assessment Information
 
Chapter 10: School and District Assessment Policies
 
References

Supplements

Stephen J. Chappuis

Steve Chappuis has served as a public school teacher, principal and district administrator. In the private sector he helped small and large education service companies establish strategic plans for professional development and publishing. He has delivered presentations around the country to school leaders on the benefits of quality classroom assessment and how to implement local balanced assessment systems, and has authored and co-authored books and articles on the same topics. More About Author

Susan M. Brookhart

Susan M. Brookhart, Ph.D., is Professor Emerita in the School of Education at Duquesne University. She is also an independent educational consultant, professional developer, and author. Dr. Brookhart’s interests include the role of both formative and summative classroom assessment in student motivation and achievement, the connection between classroom assessment and large-scale assessment, and grading. Dr. Brookhart was the 2007-2009 editor of Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, a journal of the National Council on Measurement in Education.   She is author or co-author of twenty books and numerous articles and book... More About Author

Janice Lynn Chappuis

Educator and author Jan Chappuis began her career as an elementary and secondary teacher, after which she became a curriculum developer in English/language arts, mathematics, social studies, and world languages. She joined Assessment Training Institute in 2001, working with Rick Stiggins and Steve Chappuis to write books and develop workshops focused on classroom assessment practices that support learning. Jan is currently an independent consultant  A respected expert and thought leader in the area of formative assessment, she presents both nationally and internationally and is best known for her work in translating research into... More About Author

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ISBN: 9781071821947
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