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What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Assessment
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What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Assessment



March 2014 | 136 pages | Corwin
This is a guide for teachers that provides current research on performance assessment, standardized tests, and teacher-made tests; explores the implications of standards-based instruction in the classroom; differences between traditional and alternative assessments, formative and summative assessments; portfolios and self-assessments; and more.
 
About the Author
 
Introduction
 
Vocabulary Pre-Test
 
1. Making Decisions About Assessment
 
2. Identifying and Enhancing Student Understanding
 
3. Formats for Teacher Made Tests
 
4. Testing for Intelligence
 
5. Performance Tasks
 
6. Using a Matrix or Rubric
 
7. Building Aligned Assessments
 
8. State and National Assessments
 
Glossary
 
Vocabulary Post-Test
 
Bibliography
 
Index

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Chapter 1: Making Decisions About Assessment


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Donna E. Walker Tileston

Donna Walker Tileston is a veteran teacher and administrator. She is currently the president of Strategic Teaching and Learning, a consulting firm that provides services to schools throughout the United States and worldwide. Donna’s publications include Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies (2000), which has been on Corwin's bestseller list since its first year in print, in addition to the ten-volume award-winning series What Every Teacher Should Know, now in its second edition. Other recent titles are Teaching Strategies for Active Learning (2006), Teaching Strategies... More About Author

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ISBN: 9780761931232
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