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Reclaiming Assessment

A Better Alternative to the Accountability Agenda

by Chris W. Gallagher

  • 239 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Administration - General,
  • Educational Policy & Reform,
  • Evaluation,
  • Professional Development,
  • Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Educational accountability,
  • Educational evaluation,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9480000M
    ISBN 10032500918X
    ISBN 109780325009186

    Reclaiming Assessment by Chris W Gallagher, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.   Winner of the Society of Professors of Education Outstanding Book Award. Evaluation, Statistics, and Assessment at Boston College. M. the authors call for reclaiming accountability in teacher education for more democratic purposes. This book is a must-read for teacher educators and policymakers.”.

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Reclaiming Assessment details a more humane, more educationally sound way to conduct assessments than what is called for in national and state test-based accountability policies.

It examines how Nebraska rejected harmful, high-stakes testing in favor of teacher-designed assessments through a groundbreaking local-control assessment : $ Reclaiming Assessment details a more humane, more educationally sound way to conduct assessments than what is called for in national and state test-based accountability policies.

It examines how Nebraska rejected harmful, high-stakes testing in favor of teacher-designed assessments through a groundbreaking local-control assessment system. Reclaiming Assessment: A Better Alternative to the Accountability Agenda argues that centralized accountability mandates have stifled local schools from designing context-appropriate assessments for their own students.

The “Nebraska Story,” the centerpiece of Chris Gallagher’s provocative book, offers a portrait of one state’s decision. Author Sue Ellen Browder A new book traces the history of American feminism and how it became entangled with the abortion-rights movement.

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Applying an object relations perspective to individual psychotherapy and psychoanalysis, Dr. David Scharff constructs a rich theory of the self derived from individual, family, and marital therapy, groups, and mother-infant.

Extending his earlier research on Reclaiming Youth at Risk, his new book, Schools that Matter, applies Circle of Courage principles to create powerful learning environments where all students can thrive. He and Mark Freado have been active in strength-based assessment with youth in the justice system and those being excluded from school.

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Book Reviews. Reclaiming Assessment: A Better Alternative to the Accountability Agenda. By Chris. Gallagher. Ports­ mouth, NH: Heinemann, xiv + pp.

Figures, notes, references, index. $ paper. Chris Gallagher's description of Nebraska's School­ based, Teacher-led Assessment and Reporting System ©. Thomas Fazi is a writer, journalist, translator and researcher.

His articles have appeared in numerous publications. He is the author of The Battle for Europe (Pluto, ) and Reclaiming the State (Pluto, ), co-authored with William Mitchell. ISBN: X: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Introduction: reforming reform --Accountability and after --Teachers at the lead, schools in the center: the Nebraska story --Engaging students: making assessment meaningful in the classroom --Engaging colleagues: creating new models of professional development --Engaging.

(These books, like the one under review, tend to have titles featuring the prefix “re”: think Huot’s (Re)Articulating Writing Assessment, Maja Wilson’s Rethinking Rubrics in Writing Assessment, or my Reclaiming Assessment.) Specifically, Adler-Kassner and O’Neill’s goal is two-fold: “to convince readers—as individual.

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His advice is conceptually sound and practical for all of us still searching for the promise of personalized learning. Reclaiming Accountability brings together a series of critical case studies of writing programs that have planned, implemented, and/or assessed the impact of large-scale accreditation-supported initiatives.

The book reimagines accreditation as a way to leverage institutional or programmatic change. Contributions to the volume are divided into three parts. Reclaiming Accountability: Improving Writing Programs through Ac-creditation and Large-Scale Assessments, edited by Wendy Sharer, Tracy Ann Morse, Michelle F.

Eble, and William P. Banks. Logan: Utah SUP, pp. Reviewed by Maggie Collins, Saint Xavier University H igher education’s interest in standardized assessment and big data has. Reclaiming Assessment's Promise: New Guidance from the Department of Education Could Help.

By then I had written hundreds of blog posts on the subject as well as book chapters and journal articles. I had become involved as a peer reviewer and a board member of AALHE. I led workshops called “What to expect when you’re assessing.”. This stimulating new book presents strong arguments against the present system and opens up real alternatives.

It draws on a wealth of experience over many decades, in England and internationally. It presents examples of assessment methods which have been eclipsed in English schools due to the pressures of ‘accountability’.

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Based on an analysis of the OECD’s public documents, including publications, webpages, and videos, d’Agnese ar.An example that is central to this book is how current forms of assessment encourage shallow ‘for-the-test’ learning.

It is true to say that as the volume of assessment increases, confidence in what it represents is diminishing. This book seeks to reclaim assessment as a constructive activity which can encourage deeper learning.Reflecting a diversity of voices and critical perspectives, the essays in this book range from critiques of traditional thinking and practices to strategies for shifting public consciousness to create healthy communities.

An expanding array of hazardous substances poses an increasing threat to public health. But what makes our society a toxic culture are the social arrangements that encourage.