Thursday, August 30, 2012

Assessment of Student Achievement

Gronlund, Norman E. and Waugh, C. Keith. Assessment of Student Achievement. 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, N.J.: Pearson, 2009.

Call Number: FDC 371.261 G898a

Publisher's Description: Norman Gronlund gives teachers the tools they need to support the development of high-quality assessments in the classroom. He presents a balanced, concise, and practical guide for testing and performance assessment that is rooted in effective classroom instruction and learning. Emphasizing that assessment is a broad term that includes testing and performance assessment, each used where it is most appropriate, Norman declares that valid assessment is necessary for effective instruction in order to improve student learning. He devotes a portion of the book to preparing and using classroom tests and performance assessments, assigning grades, and interpreting standardized test scores to students and parents.

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