This is a guide for teachers that provides current research on performance assessment, standardized tests, and teacher-made tests; explores the implications of standards-based instruction in the classroom; differences between traditional and alternative assessments, formative and summative assessments; portfolios and self-assessments; and more.
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(228mm x 152mm x 9mm)
Corwin Press Inc
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Author Biography - Donna E. Walker Tileston
Donna Walker Tileston is a veteran teacher and administrator. She is currently the president of Strategic Teaching and Learning, a consulting firm that provides services to schools throughout the United States and worldwide. Donna's publications include Ten Best Teaching Practices: How Brain Research, Learning Styles, and Standards Define Teaching Competencies (2000), which has been on Corwin's bestseller list since its first year in print, in addition to the ten-volume award-winning series What Every Teacher Should Know, now in its second edition. Other recent titles are Teaching Strategies for Active Learning (2006), Teaching Strategies that Prepare Students for High Stakes Tests (2008), and Closing the Poverty and Culture Gap (2009). Donna received her BA from the University of North Texas, her MA from East Texas State University, and her EdD from Texas A & M University-Commerce. She may be reached at www.whateveryteachershouldknow.com