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Formative Assessment
Improving Learning in Secondary Classrooms
OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing , Publication date:  11 Feb 2005
Pages: 282 , Language: English
Version: Print (Paperback) + PDF
ISBN: 9789264007390 , OECD Code: 962005021P1
Price:   €43 | $60 | £38 | ¥5500 | MXN770 , Standard shipping included!
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Other languages:  Japanese (Distributed by another publisher) Hungarian (Available) French (Available (Print on Demand))
Other Versions:  E-book - PDF Format
Multilingual summaries:  Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian, German, Finnish, Danish

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Imprint:  Centre for Educational Research and Innovation


This study features a collection of eight case studies of exemplary cases from secondary schools as well as international literature reviews and policy analysis related to formative assessment the frequent assessments of student progress to identify learning needs and shape teaching.  It examines such issues as benefits and barriers for using formative assessment, policy frameworks and implications, and formative assessment in practice.  Achievement gains attributed to formative assessment are reported as being quite high, but it is not yet practiced systematically.  This book makes the case for use of formative assessment and shows how it can be put into practice.

Table of contents:
Chapter 1. Cover and Table of Contents
Chapter 2. Executive Summary
Chapter 3. Thematic Discussion
Chapter 4. The Case Studies
Chapter 5. The Literature Reviews
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