Every learning event is an opportunity for assessment. Effective teaching begins with knowing your students, and assessment is a learning tool that enables you to know them. Indeed, the real power of continuous assessment is that it informs your teaching and helps you decide what to do next.Teacher and researcher Lois Bridges helps you understand your students' developmental needs and their interests and concerns. She writes, "As teachers, learners, and evaluators, we strive to document, as richly and thoughtfully as possible, our students' learning. To that end, we need to use an array of assessment tools from a variety of perspectives."
This book provides a wide range of teacher-developed kid watching and assessment forms to show different ways to reflect on children's work. It offers developmental checklists, student and child interview suggestions, guidelines for using portfolios, rubrics, and self-evaluation profiles. Also included are Dialogues that invite reflection, Shop talks that offer lively reviews of the best and latest professional literature, and Teacher-To-Teacher Field Notes offering tips from practicing educators.
Lois identifies five perspectives on assessment to think about when designing your own assessments:
As you continuously evaluate and monitor your students' learning using a variety of assessment tools, you can design instruction and create curriculum that will stretch your students' knowledge and expand their learning worlds.
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Lois Bridges is a consultant, teacher, editor, and writer specializing in teachers' professional development. Her teaching has ranged from multi-age elementary classrooms to pre-service college level at the University of California.
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