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Testing & Measurement

  • Assessment Powered Teachingby Nancy W. Sindelar

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.99

    Knowledge is power, and this book puts assessment data and instruction together in a step-by-step format. Instead of dreading the time testing takes from teaching, you can harness its power to define learning targets, build standards-based assessments; gather and use test data in the classroom, and develop data-driven teaching strategies. Assessment... more...

  • Technology and Testingby Fritz Drasgow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 59.95

    From early answer sheets filled in with number 2 pencils, to tests administered by mainframe computers, to assessments wholly constructed by computers, it is clear that technology is changing the field of educational and psychological measurement. The numerous and rapid advances have immediate impact on test creators, assessment professionals, and... more...

  • Provision Mapping and the SEND Code of Practiceby Anne Massey

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95

    In the busy world that schools inhabit, this book provides clear guidance on how to implement a simple and user-friendly system that will ensure all pupil progress is forensically examined and any inadequacies swiftly addressed. Provision Mapping and the SEND Code of Practice describes a tried and tested system that helps schools to successfully... more...

  • Mission Highby Kristina Rizga

    Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99

    “This book is a godsend … a moving portrait for anyone wanting to go beyond the simplified labels and metrics and really understand an urban high school, and its highly individual, resilient, eager and brilliant students and educators.? —Dave Eggers, co-founder, 826 National and ScholarMatch Darrell is a reflective, brilliant young man, who never... more...

  • Globalizing Educational Accountabilitiesby Bob Lingard; Wayne Martino; Goli Rezai-Rashti; Sam Sellar

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Globalizing Educational Accountabilities analyzes the influence that international and national testing and accountability regimes have on educational policy reform efforts in schooling systems around the world. Tracing the evolution of those regimes, with an emphasis on the OECD?s PISA, it reveals the multiple effects of policy as numbers in countries... more...

  • Pass the QTS Skills Tests with Confidenceby Tony Cotton; Dave Klemm

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 31.95

    Pass the QTS Skills Test with Confidence is the must-have guide for all prospective trainee teachers. It will provide you with the skills guidance, subject knowledge and confidence you need to pass the Literacy and Numeracy QTS Skills Tests, make an application that stands out and sail through interview day. Online support provided on the companion... more...

  • Youth and Inequality in Educationby Michael Heathfield; Dana Fusco

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    The transition to adulthood for many is mediated by class, culture, and local/global influences on identity. This volume analyzes the global injustices that create inequities and restrict future opportunities for young people during this transitional time, including poverty, unemployment, human rights, race, ethnicity and location. It critically examines... more...

  • Assessing Children with Specific Learning Difficultiesby Gavin Reid; Gad Elbeheri; John Everatt

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    This comprehensive book provides all the information that practitioners need to know about assessment in relation to their pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties. The why, how and what of assessment is addressed, whilst the link between assessment and intervention is also a key focus. Looking at the full range of Specific Learning Difficulties,... more...

  • Rethinking Gradingby Cathy Vatterott

    ASCD 2015; US$ 22.99

    Cathy Vatterott, the "Homework Lady," turns her attention to grading policies and practices. With concrete examples from elementary, middle, and high schools, along with the latest research on grading, this book will show educators how standards-based grading can more authentically reflect student progress--and also significantly improve... more...

  • Autobiography and Teacher Development in Chinaby Zhang Hua; William F. Pinar

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This is the first investigation of the roles of autobiography in teacher education to be informed by concepts and examples from China, Europe, and North and South America. Unique and timely, this volume addresses multiple movements of teacher education reform worldwide. more...