ERIC Number: ED164510
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for Assessing an Elementary School Program.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
This handbook was written for all parents and staff who participate in elementary school programs. It was designed to help assess the results of program development efforts and impact on students and to identify opportunities for further improvement. The first chapter explains the underlying concepts of the school program review and the basic assessment strategy presented in the handbook, as well as suggestions for using the handbook. The second chapter explains how to conduct a school program assessment. It explains the types of evidence that should be gathered through observation, interviews, and document review and how to pull it together when making the assessment report. The third chapter explains how to prepare the assessment report. It includes pages for reporting judgments of quality of various aspects, pages for indicating actions or activities that could be the key for further program improvement, and a work sheet to aid in synthesizing the findings. (DS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Assessment, Educational Facilities Improvement, Elementary Education, Elementary Schools, Evaluation Methods, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Program Guides, Reports, School Planning, Teacher Effectiveness
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, California 95802 ($1.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.