ERIC Number: ED374095
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-May
Authentic Teaching and Assessment: Policy and Practice. Examples from the Field. Annual National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching Affiliates' Meeting (2nd, New York, New York, March 19, 1993).
Harrington, Diane, Comp.; And Others
The second annual Affiliates' meeting of the National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools, and Teaching brought together 200 people to examine authentic teaching and assessment practices and policies. Nine presentations from the meeting are compiled in this document, illustrating different approaches to developing alternative assessment initiatives in a variety of school settings. Papers include: "The Four Seasons Project: Authentic Assessment in Two New York City Alternative Schools" (Loretta Brady and Julia Cohen); "Assessing Elementary School Children in Mathematics" (Lucy Mahon); "Ethics in the Interdisciplinary Classroom" (Essie Abrahams-Goldberg, Zachary Rubin, and Maria Arguello); "Portfolio Assessment: A Case Study from the Educational Video Center Documentary Workshop" (Steven Goodman, Pam Sporn, and Bill Tally); "Integrating Instruction and Assessment at the International High School" (Anthony DeFazio and David Hirschy); "Developing Authentic Teaching and Assessment: A Case Study of the Nyack Public Schools" (Fred Freelow, and others); "Planning Backwards from Exhibitions" (Joe McDonald); "A Look at the Multiple Forms of Evidence Study: Lessons Learned" (Janet Price, and others); and "Criteria for Scoring the Authenticity of Assessment Tasks" (Fred Newmann). (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Teachers Coll. National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching.