Essential Readings on Assessment

Essential Readings on Assessment

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a€œReading assessment informs our understanding of individual students and our related efforts to best teach them, which shapes studentsa€™ self-concepts, motivations, and attitudes related to reading. It signifies, to many, the success and accountability of our teachers and schools.a€ a€”Peter Afflerbach, from the Introduction Learn how reading assessment can improve instruction and learning with the research-based, peer-reviewed articles in this collection, selected and introduced by noted expert Peter Afflerbach. Fifteen articles cover a broad spectrum of practices and theory related to gathering, interpreting, and using assessment information, including The central role teachers can play in reading assessment How assessment fits into our evolving understanding of reading Systemic approaches to developing reading assessment The impact of formative assessment on student development The consequences of assessment Afflerbacha€™s Introduction and the questions for reflection that accompany each article can help you tailor the book to meet your needsa€”especially useful for school-based professional development and teacher education.Assessment AIMSweb Standard Reading Assessment Passages (RAPs) Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills ... DIBELS contains a subtest of Oral Reading Fluency and Retell Fluency for students in the first through third grades.

Title:Essential Readings on Assessment
Author:Peter Afflerbach
Publisher:International Reading Assoc. - 2010-09-16


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