Authentic Assessment: A Guide for Elementary Teachers

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Longman, 2001 - Education - 125 pages
This brief guide offers preservice and inservice elementary teachers a simple introduction to the concepts and best practices in authentic assessment. The text offers a child-centered approach of assessment that promotes the belief students should become self-regulated, lifelong learners. It clearly defines authentic assessment terminology and techniques and provides field-tested tools and strategies for assessing all children. The research and practice passed the stringent tests of hundreds of practicing elementary teachers. Boxed Features explicitly illustrate assessment concepts and examples. For elementary teachers.

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This book is useful for any elementary teachers who want to understand the concepts of authentic assessment and its applicability in the elementary school.


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Dr. Kathleen Montgomery is currently teaching at the University of Scranton.

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