McMillan, J. H. (2001). Essential assessment concepts for teachers and administrators. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, Inc. 978-0803968400
The purpose of this book is to explore how to use assessment practices to improve student achievement and meet educational goals. McMillian describes how to integrate assessment with teaching and learning, and explores the concepts of reliability, validity, and fairness in testing. The author also includes chapters explaining how to understand and use numerical assessment data and how to interpret and use national and state standardized assessments. This book is designed for teachers, administrators, and any other school personnel who hope to better understand assessment and how to make assessment-related decisions.
Balanced Assessment System, Professional Development