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NCTE also offers these additional books on assessment.
Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing
With this updated document, NCTE and IRA reaffirm their position that the primary purpose of assessment must be to improve teaching and learning for all students.
Our Better Judgment: Teacher Leadership for Writing Assessment
Authors Chris Gallagher and Eric Turley argue for moving assessment to the center of our professional practice, especially if we approach writing assessment through an inquiry framework that allows us to collaborate with students, other teachers, and community members to build our own assessment literacy, expertise, and leadership.
Authentic Assessments for the English Classroom
The authors Joanna Dolgin, Kim Kelly, Sarvenaz Zelkha offer real-world examples, sample student work, step-by-step instructions, and handouts to help teachers incorporate authentic forms of assessment into the middle and high school curriculum.
Assessment as Inquiry: Learning the Hypothesis-Test Process
Diane Stephens and Jennifer Story describes a different way of thinking, of looking at one's teaching and students' learning as a recursive process of hypothesizing and testing (H-T).
These classroom-tested lesson plans from ReadWriteThink provide ready resources for teachers working with students from kindergarten to high school.
NCTE members enjoy online access to ALL journals published more than two years ago! Search to find articles on English language learners and share with your teaching team.
Policy Research Brief
Fostering High-Quality Formative Assessment: An NCTE Policy Research Brief (Sept 2010)
NCTE Position Statements