Assessment for Learning: An Action Guide for School Leaders (2nd Edition) (Assessment Training Institute, Inc.)

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9780132548779: Assessment for Learning: An Action Guide for School Leaders (2nd Edition) (Assessment Training Institute, Inc.)


School leaders gain a clear vision of what excellence in assessment looks like and what it takes to achieve it. This book also identifies specific competencies leaders need to support assessment for learning and provides activities and resources to help learn and apply these skills. Rick Stiggins’ DVD presentation Developing Balanced Assessment Systems and a CD-ROM with more than 30 individual and group activities, teaching resources and planning tools are included. Written for use in individual or group study.

Also included in the Total Professional Development Package - ISBN 9780132548922

Professional Papers and Recent Staff Articles

Stiggins, Richard J. (09/01/2005). Assessment for learning defined

Stiggins, Richard J. & Popham, W. James (08/01/2008). Assessing students’ affect related to assessment FOR learning.

Stiggins, Richard J. (11/01/2006). Assessment for learning: A key to motivation and achivement.

Stiggins, Richard J. (12/01/2005). From Formative assessment to assessment for learning: A path to success in standards-based schools.
Additional Resources

V isit http://ati.pearson.com to read more articles on assessment, download study guides, and more!

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Assessment for Learning: An Action Guide for School Leaders, 2/e helps administrators gain a clear vision of what excellence in assessment looks like and what it takes to achieve that vision. The specific competencies leaders need to support assessment for learning are identified, with activities and resources to help them learn and apply the skills. The Second Edition includes the DVD of Rick Stiggins’ presentation, New Mission, New Beliefs: Assessment for Learning, and a CD-ROM with more that thirty individual and group activities, teaching resources, and planning tools. Written for use by individuals or group study.
Rick Stiggins founded the Assessment Training Institute (ATI) in 1992 to provide much-needed professional development in assessment for teachers and school leaders. ATI can help assessment users at all levels learn how to (a) create high-quality assessments, and (b) use them in the service of student success. The most unique feature of the ATI philosophy remains our advocacy of and professional development in "assessment for learning"; that is, the use of student-involved classroom assessment, record keeping and communication to promote success for all students.

A nationally recognized expert in performance assessment, Judy Arter's background includes statewide writing assessments, development of large-scale and classroom-based assessments for competency assessment and development of district performance assessments. Prior to joining ETS, Judy directed Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's (NWREL) assessment unit. She has written extensively on performance assessment and rubrics, and is the co-author of Creating & Recognizing Quality Rubrics.

Prior to joining ATI, Jan Chappuis was a curriculum and assessment specialist responsible for professional development and school improvement. Her background as an elementary and secondary teacher, combined with her assessment expertise and professional development experience, enables Jan to provide teachers and school leaders with practical solutions for motivating students and involving them in their own academic success. Her most recent publication, Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning, helps teachers adopt formative assessment practices shown to improve learning.

Steve Chappuis
brings a strong background in educational administration to ATI. His leadership experiences include serving as a junior high principal, a senior high principal and executive director responsible for supervision of schools and principals. As an assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, he implemented a standards-based instructional program that included comprehensive assessment plans with policies and professional development in classroom assessment.

About the Author:

Rick Stiggins founded the Assessment Training Institute (ATI) in 1992 to provide much-needed professional development in assessment for teachers and school leaders. ATI can help assessment users at all levels learn how to (a) create high-quality assessments, and (b) use them in the service of student success. The most unique feature of the ATI philosophy remains our advocacy of and professional development in "assessment for learning"; that is, the use of student-involved classroom assessment, record keeping and communication to promote success for all students. The ATI programs, materials and services in classroom assessment for student learning are specifically designed to draw teachers and administrators into local learning teams to master principles of balanced assessment and assessment for learning. Rick is the author of numerous books, articles and papers on assessment practices in the classroom and its impact on students and student success.

A nationally recognized expert in performance assessment, Judy Arter's background includes statewide writing assessments, development of large-scale and classroom-based assessments for competency assessment and development of district performance assessments. Prior to joining ETS, Judy directed Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory's (NWREL) assessment unit. She has written extensively on performance assessment and rubrics, and is the co-author of Creating & Recognizing Quality Rubrics.

Prior to joining ATI, Jan Chappuis was a curriculum and assessment specialist responsible for professional development and school improvement. Her background as an elementary and secondary teacher, combined with her assessment expertise and professional development experience, enables Jan to provide teachers and school leaders with practical solutions for motivating students and involving them in their own academic success. Her most recent publication, Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning, helps teachers adopt formative assessment practices shown to improve learning.

Steve Chappuis
brings a strong background in educational administration to ATI. His leadership experiences include serving as a junior high principal, a senior high principal and executive director responsible for supervision of schools and principals. As an assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction, he implemented a standards-based instructional program that included comprehensive assessment plans with policies and professional development in classroom assessment. At ATI, Steve works with educators to help establish balanced and effective local assessment systems. He is also responsible for our leadership for excellence in assessment program - professional development for school leaders and policy makers, and is the co-author of Assessment Balance and Quality: An Action Guide for School Leaders 3rd. Ed.

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