Assessment for Equity and Inclusion

Assessment for Equity and Inclusion

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How students are assessed can determine not only the quality, type, and degree of education they receive, but has long-term consequences for their future. Assessment by standardized testing often labels poor and minority children in ways that exclude them from opportunities, while failing to measure their true potential. Assessment for Equity and Inclusion confronts the debate between standardized testing and alternative assessment methods, locating strategies of assessment by which students are included rather than excluded.However, this is not a recipe book for alternative assessment; rather, it is a thoughtful analysis of this concept from theoretical as well as practical viewpoints. ... and the ways in which instruction will naturally change when alternative assessment practices are brought to bear. Steve Ellwood describes his successful attempt to a€œdc-tracka€ a ninth-grade algebra class so that all the students, regardless ofanbsp;...

Title:Assessment for Equity and Inclusion
Author:A. Lin Goodwin
Publisher:Routledge - 2012-12-06


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