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Essentials of Teaching Health Education With Web Resource, The: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

The Essentials of Teaching Health Education presents a skills-based approach to teaching K-12 health education that prepares students for success in the 21st century. This practical text is endorsed by SHAPE America and written by seasoned and highly credentialed authors with experience in both university and K-12 settings. It provides all you need in order […]

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The Formative Assessment Action Plan: Practical Steps to More Successful Teaching and Learning (Professional Development)

Winner of a 2012 Distinguished Achievement Award from the Association of Educational Publishers! Join Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher as they outline a clear-cut, realistic, and rewarding approach to formative assessment. They explain how four discrete steps work in tandem to create a seamless, comprehensive formative assessment system one that has no beginning and no […]

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Data Wise, Revised and Expanded Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning

Data Wise: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using Assessment Results to Improve Teaching and Learning presents a clear and carefully tested blueprint for school leaders. It shows how examining test scores and other classroom data can become a catalyst for important schoolwide conversations that will enhance schools abilities to capture teachers knowledge, foster collaboration, identify obstacles […]

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Educational Assessment of Students (3rd Edition)

For courses in classroom assessment. This highly-respected core text provides complete and detailed practical coverage of (1) teacher constructed classroom assessments (paper and pencil assessments, informal assessments, and performance and product assessments), (2) standardized assessments used in schools, and (3) measurement issues that determine assessment quality. Teaches assessment concepts that are critical for good teaching. […]

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Educational Assessment in the 21st Century: Connecting Theory and Practice

Signs of Change: Assessment Past, Present and Future Another Time, Another Place…Examinations Then and Now In the Temple of Literature in Hanoi, Vietnam, a series of stone stelae records the names of the handful of illustrious examination candidates who, in each century, passed the national examination to become a Doctor of Literature. Beginning in the […]

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Educational Assessment of Students, The (4th Edition)

A highly-respected book in its field, The Educational Assessment of Students 4/e is the most thorough discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any text—explaining, giving practical real-world examples, discussing pros and cons, and showing how to construct virtually all of the choices teachers can make in classroom assessment. Theories and research findings abound; the […]

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Everything You Need to Know to Effectively Integrate Formative Assessment in Your Instruction

November 13, 2016Formative assessment is an evaluative approach that allows teachers to take quick snapshots of students learning in class. It’s an ongoing process that can happen anytime during a lesson regardless of content area. Unlike summative assessment whose goal is to assess students overall learning outcomes at the end of an instructional unit, formative […]

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Two Powerful Formative Assessment Apps for Teachers

November 12, 2016 Formative assessment is an ongoing form of evaluation that teachers conduct concurrently with students learning in class with the explicit goal of assessing students comprehension, gauging their learning needs and designing teaching materials accordingly.  Teachers use a wide variety of techniques to formatively assess students learning which we have covered here in […]

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Educational Assessment of Students (5th Edition)

A highly-respected book in its field, The Educational Assessment of Students 4/e is the most thorough discussion of traditional and alternative assessments of any text—explaining, giving practical real-world examples, discussing pros and cons, and showing how to construct virtually all of the choices teachers can make in classroom assessment. Theories and research findings abound; the […]

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The Best 8 Web Tools for Doing Formative Assessment in Class

Formative assessment, as we have agreed elsewhere, is assessment for learning which is completely different from summative assessment, which is assessment of learning. The insights gained from formative assessments are usually used to decide on the next instructional steps and also inform teachers as to the additional opportunities needed to ensure students’ success. Examples of formative assessment include: assigning projects […]

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Coordinator of Educational Assessment and Special Projects

Position Description: The University of Maine at Farmington is seeking a colleague to provide leadership to its assessment program for undergraduate and graduate teacher education, and to collaboratively coordinate special projects in graduate education. UMF offers state and NCATE approved programs in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education (English, Mathematics, […]

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Handbook of Human and Social Conditions in Assessment (Educational Psychology Handbook)

The Handbook of Human and Social Conditions in Assessment is the first book to explore assessment issues and opportunities occurring due to the real world of human, cultural, historical, and societal influences upon assessment practices, policies, and statistical modeling. With chapters written by experts in the field, this book engages with numerous forms of assessment: […]

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An Interesting Infographic on The Differences between Summative and Formative Assessment

June 9, 2016After the huge interaction we received following the posting of ’12 Great  Formative Assessment Tools for Teachers’ we decided to re-share with you this visual that we created almost two years ago. The visual sums up some of the key differences between summative and formative assessment. Insights included here are based on  Frey […]

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Educational Assessment of School Youth for Occupational Therapists (EASY-OT)

The EASY-OT assesses developmental tasks that relate to school skills: fine and gross motor, visual perception, visual-motor, sensory processing, self-help, and vocational/life skills. For A Complete Overview Of Our Stock Click Here…

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