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Understanding and Using Reading Assessment, K–12, 3rd Edition


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Why do we assess reading? What do we assess when we assess reading? How, where, and when do we assess reading? Reading instruction and assessment expert Peter Afflerbach addresses these questions and much more in the 3rd edition of Understanding and Using Reading Assessment, K–12.

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Reading Inventories

Teacher Questioning as Assessment

About the authors

Peter Afflerbach is a professor of education at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his doctorate in reading from the University of Albany. His research interests include reading assessment, individual differences in reading, reading strategies, and the verbal reporting methodology. Afflerbach formerly taught K–6 remedial reading, junior high school remedial reading, and high school English in New York public schools.

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