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Short Cycle Assessment

Improving Student Achievement Through Formative Assessment, 1st Edition

By Susan Lang, Betsy Moore, Todd Stanley


192 pages

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This book shows you how to improve student achievement by providing them with frequent feedback on their work.

It provides a step-by-step process to help you

-Write good questions that asses student learning

-Design your own formative assessments

-Administer short-cycle assessments

-Analyze and use data to shape instruction

-Prepare your students for high-stakes tests

Includes activities and forms to walk you through the process step by step.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What is a Short-Cycle Assessment?

Part I An Introduction to Short-Cycle Assessments

1. The Long and the Short of Short-Cycle Assessments

2. The SCORE Process

3. Understanding the Content Standards

4. Understanding the State Assessments

5. Creating a Pacing Guide

6. Question Writing: Constructing Questions that Address the Standard

7. Designing Your Assessment

8. Standardization of Administration

9. Looking at the Data

10. Making Adjustments in the Classroom

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