Assessment expert Dr. Thomas Guskey reflects on the positives and negatives of assessments during distance learning. He also gives advice about how he thinks schools can improve their assessments this fall to focus on learning.
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Dr. Thomas Guskey – Bio as Submitted
Thomas Guskey is a Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky. His research focuses on professional development and teacher change, program evaluation, assessment of student learning, grading and reporting, instructional effectiveness, and educational reform.
Guskey, T. R. (2020). Get Set, Go! Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems. Bloomington, IL: Solution Tree.
Guskey, T. R., & Brookhart, S. M. (Eds.) (2019). What We Know About Grading: What Works, What Doesn’t, and What’s Next? Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Guskey, T. R. (2015). On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions
of Grading and Reporting. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.
Finalist for Book of the Year Award in Education, Foreword Reviews, 2015.
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