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.

Fundamental Principles and Tools of Evaluation

Fundamental Principles and Tools of Evaluation

Evaluation seeks the answer to the wide-ranging question: What worked, and what didn't? Evaluation also asks, at the same time: What value is this, and what does it contribute? Successful evaluation hinges on how you frame the questions in the context of results-oriented programs that serve a societal as well as an educational ...

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