ERIC Number: ED451245
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Put to the Test: Tools and Techniques for Classroom Assessment.
Kuhs, Therese M.; Johnson, Robert L.; Agruso, Susan A.; Monrad, Diane M.
This book explains the range of assessment techniques that monitor learning effectively. It provides step-by-step procedures for a standards-based approach to classroom assessment and strategies for aligning curriculum, instruction, and assessment. Examples show how to implement each form of assessment. The chapters are: (1) "An Overview of Assessment"; (2) "Observation"; (3) "Performance Tasks: In-Depth Assessment of Learning"; (4) "Guides to Scoring Student Work: Checklists and Rubrics"; (5) "Selected Response Items"; (6) "Assessment Portfolios"; (7) "Interviews: Classroom Conversations To Assess Learning"; and (8) "A Multifaceted Assessment System." An appendix lists some Web sites related to classroom assessment. (Contains 47 figures and 52 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Assessment, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Learning, Portfolio Assessment, Portfolios (Background Materials), Scoring, Student Evaluation, Test Construction
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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