Educational Assessment for the Elementary and Middle School Classroom

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Pearson/Merrill/Prentice Hall, 2004 - Education - 320 pages
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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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Contents

The Purpose of Classroom Assessment
1
The New Cognitive Science of Learning and Assessment
21
Developing a Framework for Assessment
34
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Gary D. Borich is Professor of Educational Psychology and a Cissy McDaniel Parker Endowed Fellow in the College of Education at the University of Texas Austin. He is a past member of the Board of Examiners of the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education. Dr. Borich s other books include "The Appraisal of Teaching" and "Teacher Behavior and Pupil Self Concept".

Tombari-University of Denver

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