Teaching Strategies That Create Assessment-Literate Learners

1st Edition

Anita Stewart McCafferty; Jeffrey S. Beaudry
eISBN-13: 9781506382111

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Your go-to guide for using classroom assessment as a teaching and learning tool!


How can we bring students into the assessment process as full partners in ways that help them become owners of learning?


Becoming an assessment-literate learner means understanding where you are going as a learner, where you’re at now, and what you need to do to reach a learning goal. This book unpacks seven strategies of assessment for learning, along with the five keys of quality assessment, in a practical vision of quality assessment used to support and certify learning. With a focus on high-impact classroom practices, this book offers

Clear and relevant examples of assessment for learning strategies in specific subject matter contexts
Visual learning progressions for use in a self-assessment checklist and professional development
Additional material and examples on an author-created website

When we take a balanced approach to assessment and give students the tools and skills to support their own progress, students and teachers win. This book gives you the strategies and examples to make this possible.



"This is the book that practitioners have been waiting for: Assessment kept simple—its importance and how to do it, with plenty of support and templates to ensure success."

—Ken Darvall, Principal

Tema International School

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ISBNs 9781506382098, 9781506382098, 9781506382104, 9781506382111, 1506382118
Language English
Number of Pages 248
Edition 1st