Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work

Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work

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In Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work, Robert J. Marzano provides an in-depth exploration of what he calls qone of the most powerful weapons in a teacher's arsenal.q An effective standards-based, formative assessment program can help to dramatically enhance student achievement throughout the K-12 system, Marzano says. Drawing from his own and others' extensive research, the author provides comprehensive answers to questions such as these: * What are the characteristics of an effective assessment program? * How can educators use national and state standards documents as a basis for creating a comprehensive, topic-based assessment system? * What types of assessment items and tasks are best suited to measuring student progress in mastering information, mental procedures, and psychomotor procedures? * Why does the traditional point system used for scoring often lead to incorrect conclusions about a student's actual knowledge? * What types of scoring and final grading systems provide the most accurate portrayal of a student's progress along a continuum of learning? In addition to providing teachers with all the tools they need to create a better assessment system, Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work makes a compelling case for the potential of such a system to transform the culture of schools and districts, and to propel K-12 education to new levels of effectiveness and efficiency.Consistency of rubric scoring for common assessments for math that are a part of NCSD body of evidence (BoE) for high school ... analysis. Exceptional Children, 53(3), 199a€“208. Gagne, R. M. (1977). The conditions of learning (3rd ed.). New York: Holt ... Harrison, G. A., Weiner, J. S., Tanner, J. M., aamp; Barnicot, N. A. (1964).

Title:Classroom Assessment and Grading That Work
Author:Robert J. Marzano
Publisher:ASCD - 2006-12-08


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