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How can assessment data help you improve your instructional practice? How can you interpret test scores and use standardized test information to show student growth, strengths, and weaknesses? How to Use Assessments to Inform Instruction will help teachers at all levels collect, interpret, and evaluate student assessment data and use the information to determine next steps. This research-based reference guide from the Stronge & Associates team explores some key differences between formative assessment and summative assessment and takes readers through cycles of assessment. Learn how to analyze assessment data intentionally and comprehensively, as well as how to apply student data to learning goals. The guide includes a sample analysis table, examples of standardized test scoring, and 12 formative and summative assessment strategies.
(ASCD Quick Reference Guide, 2017) 8 1/2” x 11”, 3-hole punched, 3 laminated panels, 6 pages
In this guide, experts Susan M. Brookhart and Jay McTighe show how best to incorporate the formative learning cycle into everyday instruction. They offer techniques for sharing learning targets, assessment activities to use in the classroom, and strategies for providing student feedback.