Part 3 looks at the design, construction, benefits, and limitations of a variety of types of assessment, including assessment projects that are scalable beyond the classroom. This section provides an introduction to basic concepts applicable to any assessment program:
Experience is a hard
teacher because she gives
the test first, the lesson
–VERNON SANDERS LAW
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|•||test development methods used by professional test developers to ensure the reliability and validity of an assessment|
The following chapters explore the types of test items to consider when creating an assessment of student technology skills, with a focus on assessing achievement of the NETS-S and their performance indicators.