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Assessing Historical Thinking and Understanding Innovative Designs for New Standards

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ISBN-10: 0415836980

ISBN-13: 9780415836982

Edition: 2014

Authors: Bruce A. VanSledright

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Many states are now adopting the more-demanding common-core state standards movement as a way to promote deeper understandings of the subjects. But although history is a component of the English/Language Arts standard, and there are plans to release a full set of common-core state standards specific to social studies, it is still uncertain how the history standards will be assessed. Author Bruce VanSledright argues that traditional and typical standardized testing approaches are seldom up to the task of measuring the more complex understandings students are asked to attain through the common core state standards. As the common core state standards in history ask students to dosomething with…    
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Book details

List price: $34.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/27/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

The Need for New Assessments in History Education
A Sociocultural Cognitive Model for Learning History
Mapping Assessment Tasks to the Learning Model
Interpreting Assessment Tasks
Standards, Assessments, Testing, and Questions of Alignment