Essential Assessment

Essential Assessment

Six Tenets for Bringing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement to the Classroom

eBook - 2016
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While much research has revealed which assessment practices have the most positive impact on student achievement and instruction, out-of-date, unproductive practices, which students find disengaging and disheartening, still persist. Discover how to use the power of assessment to instill hope, efficacy, and achievement in your students. With this research-based resource, you'll explore six essential tenets of assessment-assessment purpose, communication of assessment results, accurate interpretation, assessment architecture, instructional agility, and student investment-that will help deepen your understanding of assessment to not only meet standards but also enhance students' academic success and self-fulfillment. Benefits - Interpret the research-based tenets of assessment that are necessary to maximize all students' learning. - Gain advice and strategies for immediately acting on the six essential assessment tenets, including how to communicate assessment results to give feedback that produces constructive responses. - Discover why it is vital that assessment practices build students' and teachers' hope, efficacy, and achievement. - Consider scenarios that illustrate traditional, outmoded assessment practices and revised scenarios that feature practices that better reflect modern assessment needs. - Reflect on questions related to the content of each chapter and study next steps that teaching teams can take.
Publisher: [United States] : Solution Tree Press : Made available through hoopla, 2016
ISBN: 9781943874507
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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