Curriculum-Based Measurement: The Emerging Alternative

  title={Curriculum-Based Measurement: The Emerging Alternative},
  author={Stanley L. Deno},
  journal={Exceptional Children},
  pages={219 - 232}
  • S. Deno
  • Published 1985
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Exceptional Children
Despite general agreement that we should routinely assess the student performance outcomes of instruction, general agreement regarding how this should be done does not exist. Commercially distributed achievement tests are not always congruent with curriculum objectives and teachers tend not to value the information obtained from them. Informal observation of performance is the approach used and preferred by teachers. Unfortunately, the reliability and validity of teachers' informal observation… Expand

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  • 1985