Classroom Assessment Resources

Assessment Handbook Series Descriptions

  • Performance Assessment (Cat. #XX0246) (PDF, 15.5MB) – this handbook outlines the advantages of performance assessment, offers samples of performance tasks from across curricula, and includes ideas to help teachers modify and extend the tasks.
  • Portfolio Assessment (Cat. #XX0247) (PDF, 12.8MB) – this handbook offers ideas and strategies that will expand the knowledge of both novice and experienced portfolio practitioners. It discusses the different types of portfolios, why to use them, how to get started, and includes organizational ideas, case studies, and sample forms to include in portfolios.
  • Student-Centred Conferences (Cat. #XX0248) (PDF, 15.1MB) – this handbook supports student-centred conferences as an effective means of communication between students, teachers and parents. It discusses organizing for a conference, types of conferences, and the roles and responsibilities of the participants. Sample forms and agendas are included.
  • Student Self-Assessment (Cat. #XX0249)(PDF, 16.0MB) – this handbook offers ideas, strategies and sample forms that teachers can use to help students with self-assessment. It discusses establishing criteria. goal setting, and student reflection, and outlines where to use self assessment. This handbook is particularly central to the other handbooks as it expands on self-assessment, goal setting and establishing criteria, topics common to the whole series.

Handbooks sets can be order through Queen's Printer