This title deals with using standards-based assessment to advance student learning. For the enlightened teacher, assessment can be a powerful tool for informing teaching decisions, improving learning and helping achieve learning standards. With this new book and web resource, teachers can learn how to develop assessments and gather information that helps monitor student progress, structure effective lessons and make grading more accurate and systematic. Assessment-Driven Instruction in Physical Education shows how to use standards-based assessment to advance and support student learning in primary and high school physical education programmes. The accompanying web resource contains assessment-building practice tasks in a convenient downloadable format, offering an accessible and efficient way to develop knowledge and skills in assessment.
Jacalyn Lund is a professor and chair in the department of kinesiology and health at Georgia State University in Atlanta. She taught for 16 years before entering the doctoral programme at Ohio State University to prepare for a second career in teacher education. She received her PhD in 1990. Mary Lou Veal, began her teaching career as a primary school physical education teacher in Dallas, Texas. She taught physical education for 16 years to all age groups from primary to sixth form.
Part I: Planning for Assessment; Chapter 1. An Introduction to Assessment; Chapter 3. Focusing the Content of a Unit; Part II: Fine-Tuning Your Assessments; Chapter 5. Using Assessments Strategically; Chapter 7. Writing Learning Outcomes; Chapter 9. Creating Assessments for the Cognitive Domain; Part III: Developing Assessment Skills; Chapter 11. Using Assessment Data; Chapter 13. Using Assessment Data to Assign a Fair Grade.