This second book focuses directly on the classroom, on the challenges individual teachers face in the classroom-based assessment, and how these challenges have been and are being met in a range of international contexts.A small group of first-grade teachers in Austin, Texas, approached the central administration begging for respite from the districta#39;s mandated assessment for first -graders - the Iowa Test of Basic Skills (ITBS). ... from the university faculty, helped to develop and evaluate an alternative model of assessment which came to be called the Primary Assessment of Language Arts and Mathematics (PALM).
|Title||:||Assessing Reading: Changing practice in classrooms|
|Author||:||Colin Harrison, Martin Coles, Terry S. Salinger, Rhonda Jenkins|
|Publisher||:||Psychology Press - 1998|