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Assessing Writing is a refereed international journal providing a forum for ideas, research and practice on the assessment of written ing Writing publishes articles, book reviews, conference reports, and academic exchanges concerning writing assessments of all kinds, including traditional ('direct' and standardised forms of) testing of writing, alternative . Ethics in Classroom Assessment Practices: Issues and attitudes Article (PDF Available) in Teaching and Teacher Education 23(7) October . strategy to improve student outcomes. Alternative assessments range from written essays to hands-on performance tasks to cumu-lative portfolios of diverse work products. This chapter describes four types of alternative assessment that might meet the needs of vocational educators and summarizes assessments in use in the cases selected for our study. In fact, average scores for ELLs on the reading and math National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in grades 4, 8, and 12 were significantly lower than average scores for native speakers of English, and the gap in scores widened with increases in grade level (Office of English Language Acquisition, ).
7. Make an ABC book. This is a fun way for students to show what they know in a creative way. Have students create a mini book with an illustrated cover and write one letter of the alphabet on each page. They will record one fact on the topic per letter/page. A few potential ideas: animal study, biography study, math vocabulary words. 8. Other commonly used indirect assessments of preschool children are related to children’s behaviors or behavior problems. Most of these assessments involve teachers completing rating scales of specific child behaviors (e.g., inattention, oppositionality, hyperactivity, anxiety/withdrawal, anger/aggression), and there are varying degrees of. Using Alternative Assessment with ELLs 6/4/09 PM books, and other references, and information about projects that specifically discuss the assessment of ELLs using alternative methods. References are organized into five Issues in policy, assessment and equity. Paper presented at the Second. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.
the reference population for which the test and assessment scores were validated, normed, and found to be reliable (Schmitt, Golubovich, & Leong, ). Overall, the history of testing and assessment with racial and ethnic minorities has been controversial, with issues ranging from IQ testing and the publication of. The Bell Curve. to high-. For years, education policy dictated that student standardized test scores be central in the assessment of students (not to mention teachers and principals and schools) — despite protests by. The Trouble with Rubrics By Alfie Kohn. Once upon a time I vaguely thought of assessment in dichotomous terms: The old approach, which consisted mostly of letter grades, was crude and uninformative, while the new approach, which included things like portfolios and rubrics, was detailed and authentic. This book is very clear, easy to follow, and can easily serve as a bridge between the use of portfolios in the classroom and the application of portfolios in community evaluations. Bateson, D. (). Psychometric and philosophic problems in "authentic" assessment.