If you’ve ever doubted that high-stakes testing programs are the best way to improve education, then here’s a book that provides the ideas and insights you need to develop assessments that are more apt to improve student learning. Using actual items drawn from current tests, a renowned expert explains
* How unsound testing is harming classroom teaching and learning
* What standardized tests can and can’t measure
* How to create large-scale tests and in-class assessments that help teachers teach better
Explore ways to base school and teacher evaluations on credible evidence. And read clear, practical steps for ending the misapplication of tests.