What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Assessment

What Every Teacher Should Know About Student Assessment

© 2004 | 136 pages | Corwin

The state-of-the-art guide to research-based student assessment

How do teachers know that students know? Donna Tileston's innovative guide to building brain-compatible assessments can help every teacher identify and enhance student understanding. Topics covered:

  • Building and aligning standards-based assessment
  • Test anxiety and the brain
  • Teacher-made tests
  • State and national assessments
  • Tests for multiple intelligences
  • Performance tasks
  • Teacher observations and student self-assessment        
  • Building and using rubrics
  • Building aligned assessments
  • Assessing the assessments
  • Vocabulary pre-test, post-test, and summary
  • Bibliography and index


About the Author
Vocabulary Pre-Test
1. Making Decisions About Assessment
2. Identifying and Enhancing Student Understanding
3. Formats for Teacher Made Tests
4. Testing for Intelligence
5. Performance Tasks
6. Using a Matrix or Rubric
7. Building Aligned Assessments
8. State and National Assessments
Vocabulary Post-Test

Sample Materials & Chapters


Chapter 1: Making Decisions About Assessment

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