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This updated edition helps K'12 teachers build observation checklists, develop unit plans, and design performance tasks and rubrics that address mandated academic standards.
Table of Contents
|About the Author|
|Standardized Tests and Classroom Assessments|
|Traditional Cognitive Science|
|Assessment and Evaluation|
|Definitions of Performance Assessment|
|And Now...the Tools!|
|Student Learning Standards|
|What Are Learning Standards and Benchmarks?|
|What Is the Standards Movement?|
|How Did the Standards Movement Begin?|
|What Are Preformance Standards?|
|Why Do We Need Standards?|
|How Can We Use Standards?|
|What Is Differentiated Learning?|
|What Are the Multiple Intelligences?|
|Why Should We Use Differentiation?|
|How Should We Use the Multiple intelligences?|
|What is a Portfolio?|
|Why Should We Use Portfolios?|
|How Can We Implement Portfolios?|
|Performance Tasks and Rubrics|
|What Are Performance Tasks?|
|Why Should We Use Performance Tasks?|
|How Should We Create Performance Tasks?|
|How Should We Assess Performance Tasks?|
|Checklists and Rubrics|
|What Are Checklists?|
|Why Should We Use Checklists?|
|How Should We Use Checklists?|
|What Are Rubrics?|
|How Should We Use Rubrics?|
|How Can Rubrics Be Used?|
|What is the Checklist-Rubrics Connection?|
|How Do We Create Assessments?|
|What Is Metacognitive Reflection?|
|Why Should We Use Megacognitive Reflection?|
|How Should We Use Megacognitive Reflection?|
|What Are Learning Logs and Journals?|
|Why Should We Use Learning Logs and Journals?|
|How Should We Use Learning Logs and Journals?|
|How Should We Assess Learning Logs and Journals??|
|What Are Graphic Organizers?|
|Why Should We Use Graphic Organizers?|
|How Should Graphic Organizers Be Used For Assessment?|
|What Are Teacher-Made Tests?|
|Why Do We Need Teacher-Made Tests?|
|How Can We Design Better Teacher-Made Tests?|
|Interviews and Conferences|
|What Are Interviews and Conferences?|
|Why Should We Use Interviews and Conferences?|
|How Should We Assess Interviews and Conferences?|
|Resources: Performance Task Units|
|Investigating Rocks, Minerals, and Soils in Third-Grade Science|
|A Middle School Economics Performance Task|
|Using Algebra to Plan a Garden Party|
|Foreign Language Performance Task for Middle and High School|
|Thinking About Themes Through texts and Tasks in Literature, Grades 9-12|
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