ERIC Number: ED431779
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Work Sampling in the Classroom: A Teacher's Manual.
Dichtelmiller, Margo L.; Jablon, Judy R.; Dorfman, Aviva B.; Marsden, Dorothea B.; Meisels, Samuel J.
The Work Sampling System is a performance assessment system that is used in preschool through fifth grade to document and assess children's skills, knowledge, behavior, and accomplishments across curriculum areas. This teacher's manual explains the use of the Work Sampling System in the following chapters: (1) "Introducing the Work Sampling System"; (2) "Developmental Guidelines and Checklists"; (3) "Portfolios"; (4) "Summary Reports"; (5) "Getting Started with Work Sampling"; and (6) "Special Topics." Five appendixes contain suggestions for core items, examples of a teacher's letter to parents and completed summary reports, and a glossary. (Contains 57 figures.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Elementary Education, Observation, Performance Based Assessment, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Preschool Education, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Test Use
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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