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ERIC Number: EJ787507
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Sounds like Success: A Framework for Equitable Assessment
Siegel, Marcelle A.; Wissehr, Catherine; Halverson, Kristy
Science Teacher, v75 n3 p43-46 Mar 2008
Teachers have many dilemmas when it comes to assessing a classroom of diverse students. Teachers need to find out what students really know while being fair to all students. They also need to learn how to alter assessments without watering down content. These challenges can be addressed by following five principles for equitable assessment. In this article, the authors describe the "McCes, Sounds Like Success" equity framework. They provide practical examples along with commentary from secondary preservice teachers who participated in a course through which they learned about and applied the framework. (Contains 6 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A