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Annotated Bibliography: Assignment 5
1. Black, P., & Wiliam, D. (2010). Inside the black box: Raising standards through classroom assessment. Phi Delta Kappan, 92(1), 81–90. doi:10.1177/003172171009200119
This article, initiated by the Assessment Group of the British Educational Research Association, focuses on how improving formative assessment raises standards and how there is still room for improvement. It discusses the importance of self and peer assessments and effective teaching. They also identified four ways to implement classroom policies to improve formative assessment.
2. Boud, D. (2000). Sustainable assessment: Rethinking assessment for the learning society. Studies in Continuing Education, 22(2), 151–167. doi:10.1080/713695728
Even though this article is written about higher education assessment, the information can be applied to any area of education. Boud states that “sustainable assessment encompasses the abilities required to undertake activates that necessarily accompany learning throughout life in formal and informal settings”. He discusses how both formative and summative assessment influence learning and how students need to be better self-accessors. He goes in to great length about the basic resources needed for sustainable assessment, how this way of thinking will affect teaching and assessment practices,
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She reviews the history of summative assessment in the United States starting in the late 1800s. She explains that there are two basic forms of summative assessment 1) “Teacher judgment in the form of grading classroom summative assessments and assigning report card grades” and 2) “External testing for scientific, program, and institutional evaluation purposes”. She reviews the history of teacher judgment and explains that there is a lack validity and reliability of these judgements which is why the use of standardized testing has been preferred in the United
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