Assessment Practices to Enhance Learning

 Assessment Practices to Enhance Learning


Day 1: How can we use assessments FOR learning?

Understanding Assessments, Rubrics and Grading.pdf Powerpoint presentation from Day 1.

All About Accountability - Popham.pdf

Day 1 handout.doc

Helping Students Understand Assessment.pdf


Day 2: How can we involve students in learning?

Assessment Practices to Enhance Learning Day2.pdf 

Assessment design.doc

Stiggins DVD Guide.doc



Day 3: How do we communicate with parents? The community?

day 3.pdf

Kohn on grading.pdf

discussion for Kohn article.pdf

Grading Scenarios.pdf



Additional Resources:

Ainsworth, Larry B, Donald J. Viegut. (2006) Common Formative Assessment: How to Connect Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Guskey, Thomas R. (2002) How's My Kid Doing? A Parent's Guide to Grades, Marks, and Report Cards. San Francisco:Jossey-Bass


Guskey, Thomas R. , Jane M. Bailey. (2001) Developing Grading and Reporting Systems for Student Learning.  Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Stiggins, Richard J. (2000) Student Involved Classroom Assessment. 3rd Edition.  Prentice Hall.