About this Title
Assessment is not only a measure of student learning, but a means to student learning. Teacher-Made Assessments guides you in constructing and using your own classroom tests and rubrics to improve student achievement. A practical and accessible resource for classroom teachers, it will help you make assessment integral to both teaching and learning.
About the Authors
1 Why Should I Assess Student Learning in My Classroom?
2 What Makes a Good Test?
3 How Do I Create a Good Test?
4 How Do I Create Good Select-Response Items?
5 How Do I Create Good Supply-Response Items?
6 Providing Feedback from Tests to Support Student Learning
7 How Can I Constructively Influence Professional Practice in My School?
Glossary of Terms
Appendix: The Student Evaluation Standards
"A fabulous step-by-step guide to creating assessments that align with both curriculum and instruction." -Jo via Goodreads
About the Author
Christopher R. Gareis, Ed.D., is Associate Dean for Teacher Education and Professional Services and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the College of William and Mary in Virginia. He is a former high school and middle school English teacher, as well as a former middle school principal and assistant to the superintendent.
Leslie W. Grant, Ph.D., serves as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Curriculum and Instruction at the College of William and Mary, where she teaches in the teacher preparation program. Leslie has been a teacher, an instructional leader, and a content editor/item writer for a major test publishing company. She earned her doctoral degree in educational policy, planning and leadership from the College of William and Mary.