Learning to Love Assessment
During my first few years of teaching, I certainly hadn’t learned to love assessment. In those early years, I regarded assessment as an obligatory means to an obligatory end. Like many new teachers, I considered assessment to be one of many inconveniences that inductees to the teaching profession have to go through. Because of the controversies, scandals, and criticisms related to...
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We are all aware of patterns. We see patterns in traditions, institutions, even personal actions. This book came about from the recognition of a pattern in how educators were viewing assessment.
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Successful completion of any big project is never a solitary act. This is extremely true in the case of trying to research, write, rewrite, and meet the deadlines that surround the publishing of a book. Since this was our first book, we were also blissfully unaware of the complexities. However, family, friends, and colleagues offered constant support for which we are ever so grateful.
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This book has gone through a number of organizational revisions to seek the presentation sequence that most effectively articulates our ideas and strategies about assessment. Our hope is that you will obtain content, techniques, and practical ways to love assessment, especially instructive assessment. This introduction, therefore, lays out the book’s structure and the resources available to...
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Before reading this chapter, it may be helpful to consider your prior knowledge and/or opinions regarding the following questions:
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Many educators, as well as the public in general, realize that the current educational assessment system needs repair, but many are not aware of how complex the situation has become. There are a myriad of players in the assessment scenario, as well as multiple variables that impact a school’s ability to be successful with the challenges posed by assessment measures of accountability. In...
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Sherah Betts Carr, PhD, has worked in the P–12 educational arena for more than 35 years, teaching numerous grade levels and serving in leadership positions. As well as teaching students, she has taught educators, led a school professional learning program, and presented more than 125 workshops in the metro Atlanta area. Sherah is an associate professor at Mercer University–Tift...
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