Why Is Assessing a Powerful Teaching Tool?by: Julie V. McGough and Lisa M. Nyberg

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Authentic assessments shine a light on learning for both students and teachers! Assessments allow students and teachers to reflect on and celebrate successes along the learning journey while engaging in questioning, investigating, and assessing as a community of learners. Featured here is integrating assessment through standards-based and three-dimensional learning, as well as developing assessments through different types—preassessment, formative, summative, and metacognitive. Teacher background information, standards, assessment, references, resources, and video links are provided. This book selection also includes the Table of Contents, About the Authors, Appendixes, and Index.

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