ERIC Number: EJ542793
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Authentic Classroom Assessment of Early Reading: Alternatives to Standardized Tests.
Valencia, Sheila W.
Preventing School Failure, v41 n2 p63-70 Win 1997
The limitations of standardized tests of reading ability in young children are examined and authentic assessment alternatives, including multiple measures of student learning and the close interaction of assessment and teaching, are identified. Examples of authentic classroom assessments are detailed for emergent readers, beginning readers, and developing readers. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A