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Balanced assessment : from formative to summative, Kay Burke, (ebook)

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Balanced assessment : from formative to summative
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Balanced assessment
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from formative to summative
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Kay Burke
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eng
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Today, standards-what students must know and be able to do-are the starting point for all curriculum and instruction. In Balanced Assessment, Kay Burke shows teachers how to "begin with the end in mind"-to start with the expectations for student achievement and then work backward from them to help all students succeed. She explains a process of analyzing the standards, deciding precisely what knowledge and skills will have to be taught and assessed, and then planning instruction to prepare students to demonstrate that they have met or exceeded the standards. "Balanced assessment" means integrating both formative and summative assessments seamlessly into instruction. This book makes clear that the distinction between the two types of assessment is not as rigid as many people believe. In fact, Dr. Burke explains that the very same assessment can be both formative and summative, depending on when it is administered and the purpose for which it is used. Formative assessments are administered frequently during a learning segment to provide feedback to both teachers and students about concepts and skills that students are having difficulty understanding or mastering. This feedback helps teachers modify and differentiate their instruction to help all students meet the standard. Summative assessments are administered at the end of a learning segment and are the final opportunity for students to demonstrate proficiency. Not all summative assessments are, as is often assumed, high-stakes state tests. Most are teacher created. Because each grade level or content area can have hundreds of standards, the best approach is for teachers to work together in teams to plan instruction and develop common assessments. The author describes the process teacher teams use to analyze the standards, develop engaging performance tasks that address the standards, and create two extremely versatile tools to assess student performance: checklists and rubrics. Both tools serve a dual function. They break down a process or task, such as writing a persuasive essay, into manageable steps for students to follow, and they provide feedback about a student's progress. Checklists reveal what students have yet to accomplish to complete a task; rubrics, which give more detailed descriptions of levels of performance, show what they need to do to improve the quality of their work. Perhaps most significantly, both tools can help students assess their own performance and direct their own learning
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Burke, Kay
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371.26
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non fiction
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Balanced assessment : from formative to summative, Kay Burke, (ebook)
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9781935543053
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MWT11526563
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Balanced assessment : from formative to summative, Kay Burke, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781935543053
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11526563
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11526563
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MWT11526563
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Mode of access: World Wide Web

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