Simplifying Common Assessment

Simplifying Common Assessment

eBook - 2016
Rate this:
Built on the process featured in Common Formative Assessment: A Toolkit for PLCs at WorkTM, this book demonstrates how educators can develop effective and efficient assessments. The authors simplify assessment development to give teacher teams the confidence to write and use team-designed common formative assessments that help ensure all students master essential skills and concepts. Design tasks and assessments that feature the greater rigor and complexity the new standards require. Use assessment data to make adjustments that increase student learning. Explore possible team structures and practices that foster successful use of common assessments. Benefits - Learn the different purposes that wide-angle questions and close-up questions serve in reaching assessment goals. - Understand different types of assessments and what the data gained from each of them can reveal about student learning. - Frame assessment and feedback methods to pursue the end goal of learning for all. - Use templates and protocols to unwrap essential learning standards, create performance tasks, plan appropriate assessments, and analyze data. - Discover a road map that can help guide your work with common assessments. Contents 1 Framing the Power of Assessment in Professional Learning Communities 2 Starting With the End in Mind 3 Considering Rigor and Complexity 4 Intentionally Planning of Instruction and Assessment 5 Writing Questions That Work 6 Using Data to Support Student Learning 7 Focusing on Feedback and Grappling With Grading 8 Using Common Formative Assessments in Less Traditional Settings Appendix Road Map for Implementing Common Assessments
Publisher: [United States] : Solution Tree Press : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
ISBN: 1943874468
9781943874460
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...

Find it at APL

  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top