Books on Assessment: Read reviews written by graduate
students in LITC 524.
Continuums from Hill, B.C. (2001). Developmental Continuums:
A Framework for Literacy Instruction and Assessment K-8. Norwood,
MA: Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc. Used by permission. Developmental
continuums for Reading and writing aligned with the Washington
State Essential Academic Learning Requirements. Includes
Portraits of readers and writers at each continuum stage, as well
as guidelines for families to support children's ongoing literacy
Notebook for Assessment MIT graduates Abigail Blastos,
Laura Henderson, and Cindy Lingel (2002) prepared this web site
to help teachers set up a Teacher Notebook for Assessment.
Assessment Database - Gr. K/2: Database of published assessment
tools for early reading from the Southwest Educational Development
Laboratory. Includes standardized tests, as well as other published
assessments such as Informal Reading Inventories.
Assessment Profile: Observational tool developed by
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory for literacy assessment
of beginning, emergent, and independent readers.
Tools: Beginning Reading: Los Angeles County Office of Education
Record and Miscue Analysis: Reading A-Z.com
Rubrics: from Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators.
Links to a wide range of resources on rubrics.
Rubric Generator: Powerful rubric-generating site from
University of Kansas, High Plains Regional Technology in Education
Consortium. See also: Rubrics
Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
Database of information on published standardized tests from the
ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
Practical Assessment, Research
& Evaluation: Online journal of the ERIC Clearinghouse
on Assessment and Evaluation.
Search ERIC Digests
-- Assessment articles and ERIC Digests
Digests on Literacy Assessment: ERIC Digests compile
of research-based information on a range of literacy topics.
into the search field, then click on "Search Digests"
Bibliographies on Assessment: Bibliographies of
print and Web-based resources. Type "assessment"
into the search field, then click on "Search Bibs"
National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student
Testing. Conducts research on important topics related to K-12
of Educational Research & Improvement: U.S.
Department of Education
to School Improvement: Resources on a wide range
of school-improvement issues from North Central Regional Educational
Laboratory. On assessment, see these links:
Office of the Superintendent
for Public Instruction
Center for the
Improvement of Early Reading Achievement:
Online: Online journal of the International Reading
Regional Educational Laboratory: Assessment and
Your Elementary Students to Take Standardized Tests: Chicago