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ERIC Number: ED512525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Test Bank. NetNews. Volume 8, Number 1, Winter 2008
LDA of Minnesota
Minnesota Adult Basic Education (ABE) providers are mandated to use CASAS (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System) Reading or Math or TABE (Tests for Adult Basic Education) Reading or Math. This issue of "NetNews" introduces the Test Bank: a variety of informal reading, spelling, and writing assessments available for Minnesota ABE providers to borrow or receive as a copy (if permitted). Other topics covered in this issue include: (1) What is informal assessment?; (2) How were informal assessments selected for the Test Bank?; (3) Why should I consider using informal assessment in my classroom?; (4) What informal assessments are available to borrow from the Test Bank?; (5) What informal assessments are available as reproducible copies from the Test Bank?; (6) What is the procedure for requesting informal assessments from the Test Bank?; and (7) Where can I learn more about assessment for ABE? [For Volume 7, Number 4 of "NetNews," see ED498946.]
LDA of Minnesota. 5354 Parkdale Drive Suite 200, St. Louis Park, MN 55416. Tel: 952-922-8374; Fax: 952-922-8102; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education; Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Minnesota Department of Education, Adult Basic Education
Authoring Institution: Learning Disabilities Association of Minnesota
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Test of Adult Basic Education