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Beyond the Bubble Test - How Performance Assessments Support 21st Century Learning (Hardcover) Loot Price: R779
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Beyond the Bubble Test - How Performance Assessments Support 21st Century Learning (Hardcover): Linda Darling-Hammond, Frank...

Beyond the Bubble Test - How Performance Assessments Support 21st Century Learning (Hardcover)

Linda Darling-Hammond, Frank Adamson

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Performance assessment is a hot topic in school systems, and educators continue to analyze its costs, benefits, and feasibility as a replacement for high-stakes testing. Until now, researchers and policymakers have had to dig to find out what we know and what we still have to learn about performance assessment. Beyond the Bubble Test: How Performance Assessments Support 21st Century Learning synthesizes the latest findings in the field, and not a moment too soon. Statistics indicate that the United States is in danger of falling behind if it fails to adapt to our changing world. The memory and recall strategies of traditional testing are no longer adequate to equip our students with the skills they need to excel in the global economy. Instead teachers need to engage students in deeper learning, assessing their ability to use higher-order skills. Skills like synthesizing information, understanding evidence, and critical problem-solving are not achieved when we teach to multiple-choice exams. Examples in Beyond the Bubble Test paint a useful picture of how schools can begin to supplement traditional tests with something that works better. This book provides new perspectives on current performance assessment research, plus an incisive look at what s possible at the local and state levels. Linda Darling-Hammond, with a team of leading scholars, bring together lessons learned, new directions, and solid recommendations into a single, readily accessible compendium. Beyond the Bubble Test situates the current debate on performance assessment within the context of testing in the United States. This comprehensive resource also looks beyond our U.S. borders to Singapore, Hong Kong, and other places whose reform-mindedness can serve as an example to us.

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Imprint: John Wiley & Sons
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2014
First published: June 2014
Authors: Linda Darling-Hammond • Frank Adamson
Dimensions: 249 x 187 x 38mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 464
ISBN-13: 978-1-118-45618-7
Categories: Books > Social sciences > Education > General
LSN: 1-118-45618-1
Barcode: 9781118456187

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