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The Teacher as Assessment Leader

Thomas Guskey, Ed
6" x 9"
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The Teacher as Assessment Leader offers teachers practical strategies from expert practitioners for designing, analyzing, and using effective and efficient assessments. Contributors Cassandra Erkens, William M. Ferriter, Michelle Goodwin,Tammy Heflebower, Tom Hierck, Chris Jakicic, Sharon V. Kramer, Jeffry Overlie, Ainsley B. Rose, Nicole Vagle, and Adam Young, provide clarifying examples, expert research, and real-life experiences to show readers how to turn best practice in classroom assessment into usable solutions for everyday teaching.

Highlights include:

  • A model for “unpacking” standards into student-friendly language and aligned assessments
  • Models for matching assessment format to content
  • Strategies for creating proficiency level descriptions to improve item design and assessment quality
  • Strategies for effective descriptive feedback that will motivate students to engage in the learning process
  • Information on critical issues in assessing English language learners and students with special needs
  • A process for teachers of uncommon courses to tap the power of common assessments

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