Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing it Right, Using it Well

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This book is the core of a larger, comprehensive professional development program in student involved classroom assessment that teaches standards of assessment quality, and how to match achievement targets to assessment methods. It also helps teachers learn to involve students in the assessment process and provide descriptive feedback to students, practices proven to be especially effective for low-performing students. Use of the lessons in this book can help save professional development time and resources through presentation in learning team modesl. This integrates learning-team based text study with classroom practices. Includes DVD and CD-ROM practices and presentation.
 

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Contents

To Get the Most from This Program Form a Learning Team
19
Summary
26
Assessment for and of Learning
36
Tracking Your LearningPossible Portfolio Entries
85
Assessment Development Cycle
106
Tracking Your LearningPossible Portfolio Entries
119
Selected Response Assessment
123
Selected Response Assessment for Learning
152
Meeting Student and Parent Needs
296
Report Cards
301
Steps in Report Card Grading
326
Tracking Your LearningPossible Portfolio Entries
332
Judging Quality
347
Keys to Successful Use
353
Conferences About and with Students
361
The Achievement Conference
378

Summary
164
Extended Written Response Assessment for Learning
185
Performance Assessment
189
When to Use Performance Assessment
195
Seven Strategies for Using Rubrics as Instructional Tools in the Classroom
231
Summary
244
Personal Communication as Assessment
251
Communicating Assessment Results
277
Summary
384
The Nuts and Bolts of Standardized Tests
392
Measurement Error
408
What Parents Need to Know About Standardized Tests
418
Closing Comments from the Authors
431
Index
449
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