Essential Assessment: Six Tenets for Bringing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement to the Classroom (Deepen Teachers Understanding of Assessment to Meet Standards and Generate a Culture of Learning) by Cassandra Erkens

Essential Assessment: Six Tenets for Bringing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement to the Classroom (Deepen Teachers Understanding of Assessment to Meet Standards and Generate a Culture of Learning)

Book Title: Essential Assessment: Six Tenets for Bringing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement to the Classroom (Deepen Teachers Understanding of Assessment to Meet Standards and Generate a Culture of Learning)

Publisher: Solution Tree Press

ISBN: 1943874492

Author: Cassandra Erkens


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Cassandra Erkens with Essential Assessment: Six Tenets for Bringing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement to the Classroom (Deepen Teachers Understanding of Assessment to Meet Standards and Generate a Culture of Learning)

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While much research has revealed which assessment practices have the most positive impact on student achievement and instruction, out-of-date, unproductive practices, which students find disengaging and disheartening, still persist. Discover how to use the power of assessment to instill hope, efficacy, and achievement in your students. With this research-based resource, you ll explore six essential tenets of assessment -assessment purpose, communication of assessment results, accurate interpretation, assessment architecture, instructional agility, and student investment- that will help deepen your understanding of assessment to not only meet standards but also enhance students' academic success and self-fulfillment.

Benefits

  • Interpret the research-based tenets of assessment that are necessary to maximize all students' learning.
  • Gain advice and strategies for immediately acting on the six essential assessment tenets, including how to communicate assessment results to give feedback that produces constructive responses.
  • Discover why it is vital that assessment practices build students' and teachers' hope, efficacy, and achievement.
  • Consider scenarios that illustrate traditional, outmoded assessment practices and revised scenarios that feature practices that better reflect modern assessment needs.
  • Reflect on questions related to the content of each chapter and study next steps that teaching teams can take.

Contents

Introduction

Chapter 1: Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement

Chapter 2: Assessment Purpose

Chapter 3: Communication of Assessment Results

Chapter 4: Accurate Interpretation

Chapter 5: Assessment Architecture

Chapter 6: Instructional Agility

Chapter 7: Student Investment

References

Index

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