Classroom Assessment: A Practical Guide for Educators

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Pyrczak Pub., 2003 - Education - 338 pages
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A comprehensive textbook that covers teacher-made and externally developed instruments. Both traditional and newer, alternative assessment techniques are discussed in detail. Graphic organizers provide previews for each chapter. End- of-chapter questions and enrichment activities help students master the material.

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Contents

ALTERNATIVE ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES
85
TRADITIONAL ASSESSMENT TECHNIQUES
161
ADDITIONAL ASSESSMENT ISSUES
213
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