How to Assess Authentic Learning

How to Assess Authentic Learning

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Create assessments that meet state standards and target studentsa€™ learning needs! In this revised edition of her bestseller, Kay Burke provides a wide range of easy-to-implement alternative assessments that address todaya€™s accountability requirements. Designed for use across all content areas, these formative assessments are rooted in the language of state standards and emphasize differentiating instruction to meet studentsa€™ diverse learning needs. Updated research and examples help Ka€“12 teachers: Build Response to Intervention checklists for struggling students Develop unit plans using differentiated learning and assessment strategies Create portfolios that emphasize metacognition Design performance tasks that motivate and engage students Construct rubrics that describe indicators of quality work Create tests that focus on higher-order thinking skillsRubrics. WHAT. ARE. CHECKLISTS? The checklist is an effective formative assessment strategy to monitor specific skills, behaviors, or dispositions of individual or all students in the class. ... an interesting opening paragraph to hook the reader organizing the essay into paragraphs developing topic sentences, ... Some educators use the term chunking to classify a big 79 Chapter 5 - Checklists and Rubrics.

Title:How to Assess Authentic Learning
Author:Kay Burke
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2009-09-29


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