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New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment - (Paperback)
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Part of The New Art and Science of Teaching series
Shift to a new paradigm of classroom assessment that is more accurate, meaningful, and authentic. The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment explores the inadequacies of traditional assessment methods and details how to use classroom assessment to its full potential. Step by step, the authors outline a clear path for transitioning to more holistic assessment methods that truly reflect course curriculum and student progress.
Learn how you can develop authentic assessment for learning in the classroom:
- Explore a new perspective on effective assessment for learning, including classroom, interim, and year-end assessments (from formative assessment to summative assessment).
- Learn how to create a curriculum that provides clear guidance as to what should be assessed.
- Acquire strategies for assessing four general types of skills: (1) cognitive skills, (2) knowledge-application skills, (3) metacognitive skills, and (4) general behavior skills.
- Develop expertise with classroom assessment tools, such as the types of declarative content, selected response items, and short constructed response questions.
- Download free reproducible tables and checklists to assist in implementing new methods of assessment design.
A joint publication of ASCD and Solution Tree
Chapter 1: The Assessment-Friendly Curriculum
Chapter 2: Proficiency Scales
Chapter 3: Parallel Assessments
Chapter 4: The Measurement Process and Different Types of Assessment
Chapter 5: Summative Scores
Chapter 6: Non-Subject-Specific Skills
Chapter 7: Record Keeping and Reporting
Appendix A: Types of Declarative Content
Appendix B: Types of Test Response Items
References and Resources
Books in The New Art and Science of Teaching series:
- The New Art and Science of Teaching
- The Handbook for the New Art and Science of Teaching
- The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading
- The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing
- The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment