Formative Assessment in a Brain-Compatible Classroom: How Do We Really Know They're Learning?, 1st Edition

  • Marcia L. Tate
  • Published By: Learning Sciences International
  • ISBN-10: 1941112668
  • ISBN-13: 9781941112663
  • DDC: 371.26
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 184 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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This book describes the theories behind various assessment types and addresses specific ways to create brain-compatible learning environments that foster high achievement. Educators reading this book will be able to maximize the use of assessment, empowering all students to succeed.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
About the Author.
1: What Are the Types of Assessment?.
2: What Evidence Supports the Use of a Variety of Assessment Types?.
3: How Can I Create a Brain-Compatible Classroom Environment That Fosters High Academic Achievement?.
4: How Can I Begin with the End in Mind?.
5: How Can I Write Quality Selected- and Constructed-Response Test Items?.
6: How Can Effective Questioning Show That Students Are Learning?.
7: How Do I Know What Students Already Know Before the Lesson?.
8: How Do I Know What Students Are Learning During the Lesson?.
9: How Do I Know What Students Have Learned After the Lesson?.
10: How Can Checklists Be Used to Assess Student Learning?.
11: How Can Rubrics Be Used to Assess Student Learning?.
12: How Do We Know What Students Are Learning When They Work Together?.
13: How Can Students Peer-and Self-Assess During the Formative Process?.
14: How Can Students Knock the Top Off Any Test?.
Final Thoughts.