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Authentic Assessment : A Guide for Elementary Teachers

Authentic Assessment : A Guide for Elementary Teachers - 01 edition

Authentic Assessment : A Guide for Elementary Teachers - 01 edition

ISBN13: 9781416400035

ISBN10: 1416400036

Authentic Assessment : A Guide for Elementary Teachers by Kathleen Montgomery - ISBN 9781416400035
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Authentic Assessment : A Guide for Elementary Teachers by Kathleen Montgomery - ISBN 9781416400035

ISBN13: 9781416400035

ISBN10: 1416400036

Edition: 01

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Summary

This brief guide offers preservice and inservice elementary teachers a simple introduction to the concepts and best practices in authentic assessment. The text offers a child-centered approach of assessment that promotes the belief students should become self-regulated, lifelong learners. It clearly defines authentic assessment terminology and techniques and provides field-tested tools and strategies for assessing all children. The research and practice passed the stringent tests of hundreds of practicing elementary teachers. Boxed Features explicitly illustrate assessment concepts and examples. For elementary teachers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. UNDERSTANDING AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT.

1. Making the Case for Authentic Assessment.
2. Assessment Trends in the Core Subjects.
3. Standards, Instruction and Assessment.
4. Meaningful Authentic Tasks.

II. DESIGNING AND USING RUBRICS FOR ASSESSMENT.

5. Common Assessments and Rubrics.
6. Designing and Modifying Rubrics.
7. Measuring Products, Process, Progress, and Student Self Assessment.

III. PORTFOLIOS AND ASSESSMENT.

8. Portfolios: Purposes and Contents.
9. Self-Assessment and Goal-Setting Opportunities.

IV. USING ASSESSMENTS FOR GRADING AND REPORTING.

10. Grading and Reporting Practices.
11. Student-Led Conferences.