Smart Tests

Teacher-Made Tests That Help Students Learn

High-stakes accountability and the growing move towards standardized testing are placing teacher knowledge and assessment skills under ever-increasing scrutiny. Teachers know what is going on in their classrooms and have first-hand reliable evidence of what their students can accomplish. They can be the major factor in student assessment and help their students better demonstrate what they have learned.

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High-stakes accountability and the growing move towards standardized testing are placing teacher knowledge and assessment skills under ever-increasing scrutiny. Teachers know what is going on in their classrooms and have first-hand reliable evidence of what their students can accomplish. They can be the major factor in student assessment and help their students better demonstrate what they have learned.

Smart Tests shows educators how to create well-structured evaluation tools...read more

About the Author(s)

Catherine was born in Nova Scotia and has a bachelor's degree in special education from Acadia University and a master's degree in educational leadership from the University of Oregon.

Edgar Schmidt has worked as a classroom teacher for grades two through high school and as a school principal for regular and alternative stream programs. He is the author of teaching materials with topics ranging from science and spelling to choice and accountability in education.

Table of Contents

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Introduction

THE NEED FOR SMART TESTS:
1. What Are Smart Tests?
2. Developing Smart Tests

THE ELEMENTS OF SMART TESTS
3. Using Visual Organizers
4. Building a Bank of Question Types
5. Setting the Stage for Success
6. Helping Students Prepare for Tests
7. Smart Test Time
8. Reporting and Using Test Results

Bibliography
Index

 

 

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 144 pp/paperMedia: E-BookMedia: E-Book/Print
Year: 2003
Item No: 8166Item No: 8892Item No: 8B66
ISBN: 978-155138-166-4ISBN: 978-155138-892-2ISBN: 978-155138-B66-4

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