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- ISBN: 9780132689632 | 0132689634
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 1/6/2012
Balanced, concise, and practical, Waugh and Gronlund's Assessment of Student Achievement, Tenth Edition, is the best book on the market for preparing teachers to assess students in their classrooms. Long highly-regarded, this guide offers educators the essential and indispensable tools educators need to support the development of high-quality assessments in the classroom, You will find that this dynamic author team gives equal emphasis to testing and performance assessment-each used when it is most appropriate-as integral steps that improve student learning and ultimately build student success. A great portion of the textbook is devoted to preparing and using classroom tests and performance assessments, assigning grades, and interpreting standardized test scores to individual students and parents. The book further discusses performance assessment in much greater detail than similar volumes, and also covers assessment in distance-education, and assessment in Action Research. This new revamped edition offers the strongest set of strategies available to you as an educator on assessing then building the skills of alllearners in your classroom using testing and performance assessment rooted in effective classroom instruction and learning.