ERIC Number: ED434953
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Brain Compatible Assessments. K-College.
This guide uses current brain research to show that some traditional instructional and assessment methods may actually work against the brain's natural way of learning. The guide shows how to enhance traditional methods of assessment using techniques derived from recent research on the brain. Practical approaches to assessment are illustrated with lesson plans that include opportunities for assessment. The following chapters are included: (1) "Instruction and Assessment"; (2) "The Assessment Revolution"; (3) "Assessment Formats: Standards, Design, and Brain-Compatible Learning"; (4) "Wiring the Curriculum: Standards and Their Technological Applications"; (5) "Multiple Intelligences and Brain-Compatible Assessment"; and (6) "Collaborative Learning." (Contains 41 figures and 84 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Brain, Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Educational Assessment, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Instruction, Multiple Intelligences, Neuropsychology, Standards, Test Construction
Skylight Professional Development, 2626 S. Clearbrook Dr., Arlington Heights, IL 60005-5310; Tel: 800-348-4474 (Toll free).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Foreword by Renate Nummela Caine and Geoffrey Caine.