news iconBook Launch: October 27 - 30 AASL 15th National Conference & Exhibition in Minneapolis, MN


The authors all appeared at the Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. booth at AASL where they signed books for the newly released Teaching for Inquiry: Engaging the Learner Within.


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Authors also made other presentations at the conference.


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Assessing Your Learning

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2 Questions






Note: Next to each question, we use the revised Bloom's Taxonomy to indicate the level of learning that the assessment represents.

  1. What are the four top-level standards for the 21st-century learner? [Remember]
  2. Which provide the most specific information for assessing performance -- standards, indicators, or benchmarks? [Understand]
  3. What is the term for the process of designing instruction that focuses on first establishing the desired results for students before designing content and activities? [Remember]
  4. While learning goals identify what students are expected to learn, what do motivational goals identify? [Understand]
  5. What is an example of a benchmark in the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner that requires students to create something original? [Analyze]

Answers to Assessing Your Learning: Chapter 2