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If the teacher’s instruction doesn’t improve or declines in quality, then students’ scores on that instructionally sensitive test won’t get higher or will drop . . and the teacher and school will be held accountable. This is, without question, the way a test-based educational accountability system ought to function. Let’s turn, now, to an instructionally insensitive test. With such a test, our imaginary teacher’s instruction could improve year after year, but there will be no corresponding rise in students’ test scores.
However, a teacher who tries to design tests that truly represent the full range of content present in whatever curricular aims those tests are meant to assess can have greater conﬁdence in any subsequent, testbased inference about students’ achievement levels. For this reason, I recommend all teachers who construct their own classroom assessments consider collecting content-related evidence of those tests’ validity. One straightforward way to collect content-related evidence for a teachermade test is to ﬁrst focus on items, then deal with the content representativeness of the curricular aim (or aims) being assessed.
Activities of the consortium, described in this essay, are worthy of readers’ consideration. Stiggins, R. J. (2007). ). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall. Although Stiggins addresses the traditional collection of measurement constructs, he does so in the context of how a classroom can operate when it is oriented around a formative assessment conception of learning. 3 Curriculum Determination A teacher’s instructional decision making ought to revolve around a simple ends-means model. First, a teacher determines which ends to pursue: which sets of skills, knowledge, or affect the students should acquire.