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Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know Plus NEW MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card, 7th Edition

Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know Plus NEW MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card, 7th EditionPhysical Product
  • By W. James Popham
  • Pub. Date: Feb 8, 2013 by Pearson.
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-338913-8
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-338913-5

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Emphasizes the exciting, evolving nature of classroom assessment with a focus on Common Core State Standards, assessment consortia working to develop new assessment practices and guidelines, and teacher-appraisal systems devised by states in an effort to secure relief from sanctions associated with NCLB (see especially Chapters 1, 2, and 15).

 

Helps readers process, analyze, and retain what they have just learned through its end-of-chapter features, including a chapter summary, a set of self-check exercises, “Pondertime” questions, and additional resources both at the library and on the Internet.

 

Helps readers to understand the instructional, real-world implications of the chapter’s content and well-designed classroom tests with its “What Do Classroom Teachers Really Need to Know...?” feature located in each chapter.

 

Provides readers with a description of a fictitious classroom teacher who must make a decision related to one or more of the topics treated in the chapter in its “Decision Time” sections located in every chapter.

 

Makes learning about classroom assessment fun and engaging for both students and instructors with its reader-friendly, conversational tone filled with wit, energy, and levity.

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Written with energy and wit, this reader-friendly text discusses practical ways in which teachers can develop and use well-written tests to improve their effectiveness in the classroom.

 

With its constant attention to the instructional implications of educational assessment, Classroom Assessment:  What Teachers Need to Know, 7/e, helps readers become assessment literate -- to understand the fundamental concepts and processes of educational testing that will influence teachers’ hour-to-hour instructional decisions.  The text recognizes and highlights the exponential increase in the importance of educational assessment in an era of common core state standards, national assessment consortia, and teacher-evaluations based on students’ test scores.  However, because the seventh edition was completed at a time when the nature of high-stakes educational testing in the U.S. was genuinely unsettled, the author consistently informs the readers of instances when, in truth, they need to “stay tuned” for the next development in today’s high-stakes U.S. testing arena.  As a result, the reader feels part of an exciting and evolving profession.

 

0133389138 / 9780133389135 Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know Plus NEW MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card

 

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Table of Contents

1           Why Do Teachers Need to Know about Assessment?    

2           Deciding What to Assess and How to Assess It    

3           Reliability of Assessment    

4           Validity    

5           Absence-of-Bias    

6           Selected-Response Tests    

7           Constructed-Response Tests    

8           Performance Assessment    

9           Portfolio Assessment    

10         Affective Assessment    

11         Improving Teacher-Developed Assessments   

12         Formative Assessment    

13         Making Sense Out of Standardized Test Scores   

14         Appropriate and Inappropriate Test-Preparation Practices  

15         The Evaluation of Instruction   

16         Assessment-Based Grading

Extended Applications

Glossary

Index

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