This is a good book that I used with my undergrads. I believe concepts are clearly set and assessment procedures and important constructs are communicated well.
Read this for a reading endorsement class. Really got me thinking about assessments and how they can best be used in classrooms, schools, districts, and our country.
Jul 11, 2016 Michelle Flores rated it really liked it. A pretty good primer on the why and how of reading assessments. I read this for a graduate level reading assessments course. Read this for a reading endorsement class. A little wordy at times, but it was worth it overall.
Using the CURRV model to evaluate reading assessment methods-including reading inventories, teacher questioning, performance assessment, and high-stakes reading tests-Afflerbach considers the consequences and usefulness of each method, the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders, and the reliability and validity of the assessments.
Title: Understanding and using reading assessment, K–12, Peter Afflerbach. This query anticipates the array of reading assessment materi-als and procedures that are examined throughout this book in individual chapters. Why Do We Assess Reading? Reading assessment helps us understand the strengths and needs. of each of our students.
Peter Afflerbach's approach to questioning in Understanding and Using Reading Assessment can help . Peter Afflerbach offers his definition early on in the book: Reading is the act of constructing meaning from text
Peter Afflerbach's approach to questioning in Understanding and Using Reading Assessment can help teachers in all content areas improve student reading habits. Peter Afflerbach offers his definition early on in the book: Reading is the act of constructing meaning from text. We use skills, strategies, and prior knowledge, all of which are developmental in nature, to understand what we read. The act of reading is supported by reader motivation and positive reader affect. We read to help us achieve our goals, within and outside of school.
Understanding and using reading assessment, K–12. National Reading Conference policy brief: High stakes testing and reading assessment.
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Understanding and Using Reading Assessment, K-12 will help you examine and choose reading assessment in relation to current understandings of the reading process, students' development, and the culture of schooling. Each chapter
Focuses on a particular type of reading assessment to familiarize you with the broad array of assessments available Uses the CURRV framework as an organizing principle to help you consider the Consequences, Usefulness, Roles and responsibilities, Reliability, and Validity of the assessment Includes questions and tasks that invite you to apply the knowledge you have gained from the chapter Concludes with Reading Assessment Snapshots, which highlight important reading assessment issues that pertain to some or all of the assessments covered in this book.
Whether you are interested in developing a more detailed understanding of different reading assessments or a comprehensive overview of reading assessment materials and procedures, this book is for you.
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