Educational Assessment for the Elementary and Middle School Classroom
Brief and practical, this popular book focuses on what classroom assessmentis and how todo it , and bridges the gap between testing a learner's knowledge of particular "information" and measuring his or her ability to transfer knowledge and think strategically. Coverage encompasses all of the issues surrounding the use of classroom assessments (validity, reliability, bias, impact) through targeted discussions that address everything prospective teachers need to know, completely yet succinctly. The authors offer a comprehensive menu of techniques for assessing not only what learners know, but also how they think, how they perform, and how they apply what they know within authentic, real-world contexts. For individuals administering tests,and implementing other measurements tools, for the assessment of students in elementary and middle schools.
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The Purpose of Classroom Assessment
The New Cognitive Science of Learning and Assessment
Developing a Framework for Assessment
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ability achievement answer Application assessment task assign authentic authentic assessment average behaviors chapter Charlotte's Web checklist classroom assessments cognitive science cognitive strategies complete components concepts construct validity criteria declarative knowledge deep understanding demonstrate describe develop domain domain-specific essay evaluate example experience explain feedback Figure final grade goals Grade Subject Topic growth-referenced identify ikeir important improve instruction interpretation Jarad knowledge base knowledge organization LESSON CONTEXTS long-term memory math measure memory metacognitive strategies multiple-choice observe oral outcomes parents percentile percentile ranks performance assessment performance task photosynthesis points portfolio assessment problem-solving strategies procedural knowledge rating scale reading reasoning recall require response restricted-response questions rubrics sample scores self-efficacy self-regulated learning siudenis Social Studies solving specific standardized tests steps story Subject Topic Assessment taxonomies teacher test items tion Topic Assessment Questions want to assess words writing