Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction, First Canadian Ed. by James H. McmillanClassroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction, First Canadian Ed. by James H. Mcmillan

Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction, First…

byJames H. Mcmillan, Laurie Hellsten, Don Klinger

Paperback | August 15, 2010

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Classroom Assessment provides prospective and current teachers with a concise, non-technical, and practical guide to conducting a full range of high-quality classroom assessments.  It is aimed at building assessment into the instructional process, by focusing on assessment concepts and principles that are essential for effective teacher decision making.

Title:Classroom Assessment: Principles and Practice for Effective Standards-Based Instruction, First…Format:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.25 × 7 × 1 inPublished:August 15, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0205573460

ISBN - 13:9780205573462

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Table of Contents

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 — The Role of Assessment in Teaching

Chapter 2 — Learning Targets and Standards

Chapter 3 — High-Quality Classroom Assessment

Chapter 4 — Assessment before Instruction: Learning About Your Students

Chapter 5 — Formative Assessment: Assessing and Promoting Student Progress during Instruction

Chapter 6 — Objectively Scored Assessments of Knowledge and Simple Understanding: Completion, Short-Answer, and Selected-Response Items

Chapter 7 — Selected Response, Short-Answer and Essay Items: Assessing Deep Understanding and Reasoning

Chapter 8 — Performance Assessments: Assessing Deep Understanding, Reasoning, and Skills

Chapter 9 — Portfolios: Assessing, Understanding, Reasoning, Skills and Products

Chapter 10 — Assessing Affective Traits and Dispositions

Chapter 11 — Assessing Students with Exceptionalities

Chapter 12 — Grading and Reporting Student Performance

Chapter 13 — Administering and Interpreting Standardized Tests

Appendix A — Answers to Self-Instructional Review Tests

Appendix B — The Scope of a Teacher’s Professional Role and Responsibilities for Student Assessment

Appendix C — The Student Evaluation Standards

Glossary

References

Index

Editorial Reviews

The authors’ writing style is good, the examples are most helpful, and explanations are good overall. This style, use of examples and explanations are appropriate for my preservice teachers and beginning teachers. Veteran teachers would also like it as well.

            - ­­Nola Aitken, University of Lethbridge