Assessment for Learning in Waldorf ClassroomsSara Ciborski and Helen-Ann Ireland
A research project that focuses on the assessment practices of teachers in independent American Waldorf schools.
Do you think testing is a fair measure of student and teacher performance?
Ever wonder what could be done in its place?
Here is a book to give teachers and administrators new ideas for effective assessment without tedious testing and reduction of human beings to data! Fresh out of Waldorf schools with thorough going research and explanation of how to proceed without testing for deep and complete evaluation comes new research made possible through Academica Press.
Assessment for Learning in Waldorf Classrooms
Enter this important book: Assessment for Learning in Waldorf Classrooms by Sara Ciborski and Helen-Ann Ireland. Here two scholars provide a detailed and alternative view to the “measure and punish” scenario in a research project that focuses on the assessment practices of teachers in independent American Waldorf schools. This in-depth qualitative research describes how nine Waldorf teachers implement learner-centered assessment and how their schools support such practices. Detailed vignettes are included that show how academic, social, motivational and arts-integrated curricula can be assessed authentically.
– Linda G. Williams, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Dept. of Teacher Ed.
College of Education, Eastern Michigan University
6 x 9 inches
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