Assessing for Learning

Assessing for Learning

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Coauthors Harada and Yoshina authored the first text that focused on learning assessment in a school library context. In this revised and expanded version of qAssessing for Learning: Librarians and Teachers as Partners, q they continue to shed light on the issue of school librarians helping students to assess for learning. The book begins with a brief discussion of national reform efforts and the importance of assessment for effective learning within this context. The balance of the book provides numerous strategies and tools for involving students as well as library media specialists in assessment activities, emphasizing the importance of students assessing for their own learning. It also provides specific examples of how assessment can be incorporated into various library-related learning activities. All chapters in this second edition have been updated with additional information, and three new chapters on assessing for critical thinking, dispositions, and tech-related learning have been added.The study of the rain forest began with a visit to Enchanted Learninga#39;s Zoom Rainforests Web page (Col 2010). Here students found out that the rain forest is a living environment that is home to millions of different plants and animals. ... These names were added to the concept map (Figure 5.3) and used as a point of reference throughout the unit study. ... As they worked through the various stages of inquiry, they relied on their concept maps to guide them through the process of anbsp;...

Title:Assessing for Learning
Author:Violet H. Harada, Joan M. Yoshina
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2010


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