TITLE

Interim Assessments: A User's Guide

AUTHOR(S)
MARSHALL, KIM
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Sep2008, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p64
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses interim assessments, which are an important tool for school improvement. The author provides ten guidelines for using interim assessments effectively, including building understanding and trust by explaining assessments to the leadership team, clarifying learning outcomes to create clear, manageable standards for teachers and their students, involving teachers in making sense of the assessments, and holding candid data meetings in order to ensure that the assessments have effective results.
ACCESSION #
34198622

 

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