Hawker Brownlow Education

Tools for Thoughtful Assessment

Author: Harvey Silver, Joyce Jackson, Matthew J Perini

Availability: In Stock

Code: TC0602

ISBN: 9781743300602

No of Pages: 250

Publish date: 24/05/2013

Price: $39.95

Description

Today’s educators know that assessment means more than assigning and grading student work. They know assessment is an ongoing process that involves regularly gathering information about student learning, using that information to make better instructional decisions and helping students take responsibility for their own learning. To do this work thoughtfully, teachers need a collection of effective assessment techniques that will integrate seamlessly into their everyday instructional practice.


Tools for Thoughtful Assessment is that collection. Containing over 75 easy-to-use tools that help teachers at all year levels, it will enable teachers to respond to the key challenges associated with classroom assessment. These include:



  • Establishing learning targets

  • Checking for understanding

  • Providing effective feedback

  • Using writing as an assessment tool

  • Differentiating assessment practices

  • Building self-assessment and goal-setting skills


Tools for Thoughtful Assessment is the ideal resource for any teacher looking to enhance their assessment strategies, and help their students to become reflective learners.