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  1. Understanding Early Years Inequality

    Policy, assessment and young children's identities

    By Alice Bradbury

    Understanding Early Years Inequality uses critical sociological perspectives to examine the impact of changing assessment policy on primary school classrooms, with a particular focus on issues of inequality. Drawing on accounts of life in early years classrooms, Alice Bradbury suggests that a...

    Published March 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Assessing Critical Thinking in Elementary Schools

    Meeting the Common Core

    By Rebecca Stobaugh

    This practical, very effective resource helps elementary school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative and...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Ordinal Measurement in the Behavioral Sciences

    By Norman Cliff, John A. Keats

    This book provides an alternative method for measuring individual differences in psychological, educational, and other behavioral sciences studies. It is based on the assumptions of ordinal statistics as explained in Norman Cliff's 1996 Ordinal Methods for Behavioral Data Analysis. It provides the...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Psychology Press

  4. Implementing Response-to-Intervention to Address the Needs of English-Language Learners

    Instructional Strategies and Assessment Tools for School Psychologists

    By Holly S. Hudspath-Niemi, Mary Lou Conroy

    Series: School-Based Practice in Action

    There is considerable concern surrounding the complex issue of how to meet the learning needs of English-language learners within general and special education programs. Implementing Response-to-Intervention to Address the Needs of English-Language Learners increases school psychologists’ knowledge...

    Published January 24th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Assessing Critical Thinking in Middle and High Schools

    Meeting the Common Core

    By Rebecca Stobaugh

    This practical, very effective resource helps middle and high school teachers and curriculum leaders develop the skills to design instructional tasks and assessments that engage students in higher-level critical thinking, as recommended by the Common Core State Standards. Real examples of formative...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Invariant Measurement

    Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences

    By George Engelhard Jr.

    This introductory text describes the principles of invariant measurement, how invariant measurement can be achieved with Rasch models, and how to use invariant measurement to solve measurement problems in the social, behavioral, and health sciences. Rasch models are used throughout but a comparison...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs

    A Context-Based Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Benner, Joan Grim

    Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs, Second Edition helps prepare teachers for the task of evaluating the skills of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with developmental delays and those considered at risk to experience developmental delays or difficulties. A child’s environment...

    Published October 11th 2012 by Routledge

  8. From Testing to Productive Student Learning

    Implementing Formative Assessment in Confucian-Heritage Settings

    By David Carless

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Research evidence indicates that formative assessment is one of the most effective ways of enhancing student learning. It is, however, difficult to implement successfully, principally because what is tested through summative assessment has such a powerful influence on teacher and student actions....

    Published September 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  9. Improving Large-Scale Assessment in Education

    Theory, Issues, and Practice

    Edited by Marielle Simon, Kadriye Ercikan, Michel Rousseau

    Large-scale assessments (LSAs) play a growing role in education policy decisions, accountability, and education planning worldwide. This book focuses on central issues that are key components of successful planning, development and implementation of LSAs. The book’s main distinction is its focus on...

    Published August 7th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Automatic Item Generation

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Mark J Gierl, Thomas M. Haladyna

    Automatic item generation (AIG) represents a relatively new and unique research area where specific cognitive and psychometric theories are applied to test construction practices for the purpose of producing test items using technology. The purpose of this book is to bring researchers and...

    Published August 6th 2012 by Routledge