Authentic Assessment in Action Studies of School and Students at Work

ISBN-10: 0807734381
ISBN-13: 9780807734384
Edition: 1995
List price: $26.95
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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 304
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Linda Darling-Hammond is Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education at Stanford University where she has launched the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute and the School Redesign Network. She has also served as faculty sponsor for the Stanford Teacher Education Program. She is a former president of the American Educational Research Association and member of the National Academy of Education. Her research, teaching, and policy work focus on issues of school restructuring, teacher quality and educational equity. From 1994-2001, she served as executive director of the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, a blue-ribbon panel whose 1996 report, What Matters Most: Teaching for America's Future, led to sweeping policy changes affecting teaching and teacher education. In 2006, this report was named one of the most influential affecting U.S. education and Darling-Hammond was named one of the nation's ten most influential people affecting educational policy over the last decade. Among Darling-Hammond's more than 300 publications are Preparing Teachers for a Changing World: What Teachers Should Learn and be Able to Do (with John Bransford, for the National Academy of Education, winner of the Pomeroy Award from AACTE), Teaching as the Learning Profession: A Handbook of Policy and Practice (Jossey-Bass: 1999) (co-edited with Gary Sykes), which received the National Staff Development Council's Outstanding Book Award for 2000; and The Right to Learn: A Blueprint for Schools that Work, recipient of the American Educational Research Association's Outstanding Book Award for 1998.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Authentic Assessment in Context: The Motivation for Change
Graduation by Portfolio at Central Park East Secondary School
The Senior Project at Hodgson Vocational Technical High School
Collaborative Learning and Assessment at International High School
The Primary Language Record at P.S. 261
The Bronx New School: Weaving Assessment into the Fabric of Teaching and Learning
Making Assessment Work for Students and Schools
References
About the Authors
Index

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