ERIC Number: ED384474
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Science and Math Assessment in K-6 Rural and Small Schools. Rural, Small Schools Network Information Exchange: Number 14, Spring 1993.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
This packet includes reprints of journal articles and other resources concerning the assessment of science and math in small, rural elementary schools. Articles include: (1) "Standards, Assessment, and Educational Quality" (Lauren B. Resnick); (2) "A True Test: Toward More Authentic and Equitable Assessment" (Grant Wiggins); (3) "How World-Class Standards Will Change Us" (Arthur L. Costa); (4) "Smart Tests" (Deborah L. Cohen); (5) "Laser Disk Portfolios: Total Child Assessment" (Jo Campbell); (6) "Portfolios Invite Reflection--from Students and Staff" (Elizabeth A. Hebert); (7) "Portfolio Assessment in the Hands of Teachers" (Clare Forseth); (8) "Portfolio Assessment" (Susan Black); (9) "Assessing the Outcomes of Computer-Based Instruction: The Experience of Maryland" (Gita Z. Wilder, Mary Fowles); (10) "Why Standards May Not Improve Schools" (Elliot W. Eisner); (11) "Assessing Alternative Assessment" (Gene I. Maeroff); (12) "Assessment Recordkeeping in a Non-Graded Developmentally-Based Program" (Elsbeth Bellemere, Jeanne King); (13) "Strategies for the Development of Effective Performance Exercises" (Joan Boykoff Baron); (14) "Evaluating Elementary Science" (Rodney L. Doran and others); (15) "Science for All: Getting It Right for the 21st Century" (Kenneth M. Hoffman, Elizabeth K. Stage); (16) "Active Assessment for Active Science" (George E. Hein); (17) "The Nature of Elementary Science: What Does 'It' Look Like?" (Gregg Humphrey); (18) "Assessment: What Is 'IT'?" (Gregg Humphrey); (19) "What's Worth Assessing?" (Monte Moses); (20) "Creating Benchmarks for Science Education" (Andrew Ahlgren); (21) "Assessment, Practically Speaking" (Lehman W. Barnes, Marianne B. Barnes); (22) "Getting Connected to Science" (Candace L. Julyan); (23) "EDTALK: What We Know about Science Teaching and Learning"; (24) "What We've Learned about Assessing Hands-On Science" (Richard J. Shavelson, Gail P. Baxter); (25) "NCTM's Standards: A Rallying Flag for Mathematics Teachers" (Thomas A. Romberg); (26) "Measuring What's Worth Learning"; (27) "Report Offers Glimpse of Mathematics Assessment of the Future" (Robert Rothman); (28) "The Power of Thinking Mathematics" (Alice J. Gill, Lovely H. Billups); (29) "Bringing Meaning to Math with a Student-Run Store" (Deborah Black); (30) "Employer Expectations for School Mathematics" (Henry O. Pollak); and (31) "Evaluating Problem Solving in Mathematics" (Walter Szetela, Cynthia Nicol). (LP)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Alternative Assessment, Curriculum Based Assessment, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Educational Testing, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Evaluation Methods, Informal Assessment, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Program Descriptions, Rural Education, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
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