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Making Assessment Work for Everyone: How to Build on Student Strengths

Making Assessment Work for Everyone: How to Build on Student Strengths

This book is designed to help teachers create assessments sensitive to the diverse sociocultural factors that students bring to classrooms today. Attention is given to diversity in language and culture, as well as gender and ethnicity, as factors in the construction of assessments of student classroom learning. According to the authors of this website it is meant to help teachers- 1)Understand the essential characteristics of good...

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Douglas Baur
Douglas Baur (Student)
14 years ago
This is an excellent in-depth presentation on the subject of providing the proper type of assessment for the culturally diverse classroom. The examples used in the section on teacher preparation of assessment were easy to follow. The six-trait model made a lot of sense. Overall this is an exhaustive and comprehensive presentation of developing the proper type of assessment for the culturally diverse classroom.