Educational Assessment of Students
A highly-respected book in its field,The Educational Assessment of Students 4/e is the most thorough discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any text-explaining, giving practical real-world examples, discussing pros and cons, and showing how to construct virtually all of the choices teachers can make in classroom assessment. Theories and research findings abound; the author examines why, when, and how teachers should use assessment in the classroom. Topics include: the bases for assessment in the classroom, crafting and using classroom assessments, and interpreting and using standardized tests. With its extensive and valuable appendix set, this book is a must-have desk reference for teachers and others involved in the field of education.
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The Bases for Assessment in the Classroom
Describing the Goals and Learning Targets
Behavior and Legal Requirements
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