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Developing Better Assessments

Assessment-literate educators develop assessments that are appropriate and yield accurate information on which they can make sound instructional decisions.
 

Popham (2003) alerts educators to:

These roadblocks apply to any type of item.

Now let’s look at the directions and some of the items from one of Mr. Bumble’s science tests. As you review them on the next page, identify how many of the roadblocks you find.