Activities for Alternative Assessment
by Selivan, Leo Published by Delta Publishing
Activities for Alternative Assessment is a theoretical overview of what alternative assessment is, key characteristics, student and teacher roles, and implementation. It offers a wide range of alternative assessment tasks, techniques and activities for teachers to use in class as well as assessment activities to help teachers move away from simply teaching to the test.
There are opportunities for teachers to develop a learner-centred classroom through collaborative learning techniques. There are also suggestions for checklists and rubrics and ideas on how alternative assessment can be embedded into weekly, daily or virtually every classroom activity.
Full of activities that show how assessment is not simply an end goal but also a learning tool
Packed with tools to help teachers gauge learning in real-time, monitor students' progress and adjust the next instructional steps
Includes meaningful real-world tasks
Good balance of theory, tools and micro-strategies, practical as well as easy to integrate activities