This user-friendly guide includes easy-to-understand examples, checklists, sample exercises, discussion questions and step-by-step guidance for educational evaluation. It also contains a case study that follows one school and educational authority through the evaluation process, showing what evaluation looks like and feels like in schools and districts. The authors provide a comprehensive set of concepts and guidelines for conducting evaluation studies. The book is results-centered and focused on proven concepts and methods. The authors have developed a simple, four-step process to guide teachers through evaluation: alignment and direction; observations, results, and action and adjustment.
Evaluating for Continuous Improvement
The entire point of our approach to educational evaluation is to serve the long-term interests of society, using our educational system as the vehicle. An evaluation process that assesses the current value of an educational enterprise is both vital and practical. Using that data for growth and continuous ...