This fourth edition offers more than 1,000 brain-friendly strategies and examines standards-based lesson planning, learning styles, and positive teaching mind-sets to enhance student results.
Chapter 6: Assessment for Learning
Assessment for Learning
Framework for Assessment
We are highly variable in our performance. While your top students generally do excellent work, any of them can have a bad day and not test to their best ability. As you might guess, to assess properly, you'll need a strong new toolbox. This chapter will strengthen that toolbox for better assessments.
The Foundational Pillars for Assessments
Many use the word assessment as synonymous with test, exam, or quiz. In today's world, nothing could be further from the truth. Today's assessments are far more complex, more purposeful, and more needed than ever. To help you wrap your mind around the new world of assessing, I present the seven foundational pillars ...