Assessment in Schools: Principles in Practice

Series Editors:

Assessment in Schools: Principles in Practice offers a collection of titles that provide accessible exploration of individual assessment concepts, while collectively providing a comprehensive overview and discussion of assessment practices in schools. This research-informed and practice-oriented book series aims to make assessment theory accessible by explaining its implications and applications in practice, providing guidance on designing and implementing quality assessment practices, giving authentic examples from current practices, and offering on-going support to readers through media-rich resources on accompanying websites.

Some key assessment competencies to be covered in the series are:

• Designing quality authentic assessments;

• Understanding and using rubrics;

• Developing self-assessment for reflective and self-directed learning;

• Formative assessments practice as part of an effective teaching and learning process.