Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment by W. James Popham

Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment

Book Title: Everything School Leaders Need to Know About Assessment

Publisher: Corwin

ISBN: 141297979X

Release Date: 2010-04-15

Author: W. James Popham


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Educational assessment in a nutshell for busy school leaders!

A leading expert in educational assessment, W. James Popham discusses the key principles that educational leaders need to know about educational assessment to do their work effectively. Readers will come away with crucial understandings that allow them to lead assessment of learning, meet accountability requirements, and communicate with various stakeholders. Using plain language, a witty writing style, and practical examples, Popham covers:

  • Validity, reliability, and assessment bias
  • The importance of formative assessment
  • Assessing students with disabilities and English language learners
  • Interpreting results of large-scale assessments
  • Instructional sensitivity of accountability tests