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Written with energy and wit, this reader-friendly text discusses practical ways in which teachers can use well-written tests to improve their effectiveness in the classroom.
Exploring a wide range of classroom assessments as well as how these assessments can benefit student learning, the thoroughly revised sixth edition of Classroom Assessment retains its humorous tone and unique practice exercises while adding new research, new material, and new features. This edition covers both contemporary classroom assessment issues, including No Child Left Behind, instructor accountability, and formative assessments, while also covering traditional assessment topics such as assessment validity and assessment reliability.
Three new chapters include fresh and expanded material on formative assessments, the evaluation of instruction, and properly grading assessments. In addition, a new section at the end of the book provides students with critical thinking exercises that involve real-world assessment issues and that cover central topics from each chapter. Another new feature teaches readers how to best communicate with parents about assessments and assessment results.
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Classroom Assessment: What Teachers Need to Know
W. James Popham
Long the market-leading text, Classroom Assessment, 6th Edition, continues to offer the same traits that have been its hallmark for decades:
In addition to covering expertly the field of classroom assessment, this text continues to give students ample opportunities, in the “Decision Time” activities, to evaluate realistic classroom scenarios and to make informed decisions about testing and assessment based on what they've learned in each chapter. It also retains the highly regarded feature, “Parent Talk," so new teachers can learn effective ways to communicate with parents about their children's grades and educational progress. Further, this edition contains important new information and coverage:
We feel this well-known bestseller is better, more up to date, and more useful to teachers than ever.About the Author:
W. James Popham began his career as a high school teacher in Oregon. He is professor emeritus at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. The author of 30 books, and a former president of the American Educational Research Association, he is the recipient of the National Council on Measurement in Education Award for Career Contributions to Educational Measurement.
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