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Author: Susan M Brookhart
Publisher: New York : Merrill, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Based on current research and informed by the author's experience, this text is replete with detailed explanations, stories and illustrations, student work samples, sample report cards and other  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Susan M Brookhart
ISBN: 9780132217217 013221721X
OCLC Number: 226314500
Description: xiii, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: PART 1 UNDERSTANDING GRADING Chapter 1 Introduction Why Grading Purposes for Grading Definitions of Terms Organization Self-Reflection: Now and Later Chapter 2 Grading in Its Contexts The Historical Context of Grading Current Context of Grading Social Context of Grading Legal Context of Grading Chapter 3 The Educational Psychology of Grading Student Perceptions Influence of Grading Practices on Motivation to Learn Functions of Feedback to Students The Classroom Assessment Environment PART 2 INTEGRATING ASSESSMENT AND INSTRUCTION Chapter 4 Designing Assessments That Reflect Intentions for Learning Matching Assessment and Instruction Paper-and-Pencil Tests Novel Applications are Required to Tap Higher Order Thinking Performance Assessments Scoring Is Part of the Match Chapter 5 Deciding on the Bases for Grading Formative and Summative Evaluation Bases for Grading Kinds of Grading Schemes Assessment Versus Grading Chapter 6 Providing Grades and Other Feedback to Students Providing Informative Feedback Student Involvement in Assessment Grading Is a Skill Grading Tests Grading Projects, Term Papers, and Written Reports Final Thoughts PART 3 COMBINING GRADES INTO MARKS FOR REPORT CARDS Chapter 7 Grading Policies and Formats Grades Should Reflect Achievement Report Card Formats Grading Policies Grade-Point Averages Self-Reflection Is Critical Chapter 8 Developmental Concerns in Grading Grading in Special Education Grading in Early Childhood Grading in Elementary and Secondary Classrooms Chapter 9 Developing Skills at Combining Grades into Marks for Report Cards Arriving at a Categorical Grade Arriving at a Letter Grade via Rubrics Arriving at a Letter Grade via Points Electronic Methods: Gradebook Packages, Web-Based Systems Chapter 10 Other Ways of Communicating About Student Achievement Sending Work Home A Communication Process Portfolios Narratives Parent-Teacher, Student-Teacher, or Student-Parent-Teacher Conferences Appendix A Test Blueprints Appendix B Do's and Don'ts for Writing Good Test Items Appendix C Alternative Assessment Checklist Appendix D Key for Sample Papers from Chapter 6
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