What is happening in reading assessment? (2016)
Type of ContentJournal Article
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury. School of Teacher Education
This paper explores how reading assessment is used to support 11- to 13-year-old students in reading. Learning to be an effective reader of a wide range of texts is critical for students as they reach young adolescence. Using a socially constructed ontology, a qualitative approach was used to explore the perceptions of five principals, seven teachers and nine parents. The five case study schools were situated in low to middle socio-economic areas in New Zealand. The study found that there was a range of methods of assessing reading and analyzing the data, and the analyses of data supported decisions school-wide in supporting low progress readers. Also, students were assessed against the National Standards and this information was shared with parents.
CitationFletcher, J., Nicholas, K. (2016) What is happening in reading assessment?. International Journal for Infonomics (IJI) ISSN: 1742 4712, 9(2), pp. Online.
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ANZSRC Fields of Research39 - Education::3901 - Curriculum and pedagogy::390104 - English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
39 - Education::3904 - Specialist studies in education::390402 - Education assessment and evaluation
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