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Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education-3rd Edition

Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education-3rd Edition

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    Performance-Based Assessment for Middle and High School Physical Education is a cutting-edge book that teachers trust for assessing middle school and high school physical education students. Also a highly popular undergraduate text for courses that focus on performance-based assessment, this new third edition features significant additions, enhancements, and updates:
    • New chapters on effective management and instruction delivery, which make it appropriate for PETE instructors using the book for secondary methods courses
    • A new chapter on assessments with various instructional models, including Sport Education, Teaching Games for Understanding, Cooperative Learning, Personalized System of Instruction, and Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility
    • A new chapter on assessing dance (with sample dance units in the web resource)
    • A new sample unit on ultimate Frisbee in the chapter on invasion games
    • An expanded section on cognitive assessments, with suggestions for writing tests
    • Updated content on rubrics
    Performance-Based Assessment shows readers how to use portfolios to assess fitness, and it offers an example of a portfolio assessment for a high school fitness course. It also guides readers in using skill tests in physical education.

    Written by two authors with a combined 26 years of experience teaching physical education in public schools, the text discusses various assessment formats, helping PETE students and in-service teachers know both what to assess and how to assess it. Readers learn how to develop culminating and progressive assessments, as well as plan for continuous performance-based assessments and acquire effective teaching strategies for standards-based instruction. All content is aligned with current SHAPE America national standards and is supported by research from educational assessment giants such as Tom Guskey, Richard Stiggins, Dylan William, Robert Marzano, and James Popham.

    The book is organized into four parts, with part I introducing readers to performance-based assessment issues such as the need for change in the assessment process, how assessments can be used to enhance learning, the various assessment domains and methods, and the use of rubrics in assessments. Part II explores aspects of managing and implementing physical education lessons. In part III, readers learn about the components of performance-based assessment, and in part IV, they delve into issues affecting grading and implementing continuous performance-based assessment.

    This groundbreaking text explains the theory behind assessment and, through its numerous models, shows how to apply that theory in practice. The text is filled with practical examples, much more so than the typical assessment book. And it is supplemented by a web resource that houses forms, charts, and other material for instructors to use in their performance-based assessments.

    Class size, skill levels, and time factors can make assessments difficult—but far from impossible. The examples in the book are meant to be modified as needed, with the ideas in the book used as starting points.

    Teachers can use the material, examples, and tools in this book to create assessments that enhance student learning, providing them feedback to let them know what they have accomplished and how they can work toward goals of greater competence.


    Text for undergraduate assessment courses for PETE students. Reference for high school PE teachers, directors, and curriculum specialists.
    Part I. Introduction to Performance-Based Assessment

    Chapter 1. The Need for Change
    The Call for Change in Education
    Standards-Based Instruction
    Types of Assessment in Standards-Based Instruction
    Effect on Teaching When Standards Are Used
    Role of Assessment in Physical Education Programs
    Changing the Assessment Culture in Physical Education

    Chapter 2. Assessing the Psychomotor Domain to Enhance Student Learning
    Purpose of Assessment
    What Are Performance-Based Assessments?
    Characteristics of Performance-Based Assessment
    Types of Performance-Based Assessments
    Advantages of Using Performance-Based Assessments
    Concerns When Using Performance-Based Assessments

    Chapter 3. Using Cognitive and Affective Learning Domain Assessments Effectively in Physical Education
    Traditional Test Questions Used for Cognitive and Affective-Domain Assessments
    Selected-Response Questions
    Performance-Based Assessments for Cognitive and Affective-Domain Learning
    Role Plays
    What Are Open-Response Questions?
    Comparing Open-Response and Essay Questions
    Characteristics of Open-Response Questions
    Types of Open-Response Questions
    How to Write Open-Response Questions
    Suggestions for Using Open-Response Questions

    Chapter 4. Rubrics
    What Is a Rubric?
    Benefits of Using Rubrics
    Criteria for Rubrics
    Choosing the Most Appropriate Rubric
    How to Create Quantitative Rubrics
    How to Create Qualitative Rubrics
    Special Considerations in Creating Rubrics
    Rubric Hints and Guidelines

    Part II. Managing and Implementing Physical Education Lessons

    Chapter 5. Creating a Classroom Climate That Supports Standards-Based Instruction
    Creating a Positive Learning Environment
    Teacher Expectations
    The Importance of Having a Good Learning Climate
    Structuring the Classroom Environment
    Working With Equipment
    Managing Space
    Managing Time
    Developing Rules for Physical Education Classes
    Reinforcing Behaviors
    Rewarding Positive Behaviors
    Disciplining Students

    Chapter 6. Effective Teaching Strategies for Standards-Based Instruction
    The Complexity of Games and Physical Activities
    How Much to Include in Your Unit of Instruction
    Application Tasks
    Presenting Learning Tasks
    Monitoring Student Learning
    Asking Questions in Physical Education
    Resources During Instruction
    Pacing and Opportunity to Respond
    Applying Motor Learning Concepts While Teaching

    Chapter 7. Assessing With Instructional Models
    Direct Instruction
    Sport Education Instructional Model (IM)
    Tactical Games or Teaching Games for Understanding Instructional Model (IM)
    Cooperative Learning
    Personalized System of Instruction
    Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility

    Part III. Components of Performance-Based Assessment

    Chapter 8. Developing Culminating and Progressive Assessments
    Culminating (Summative) Assessments
    Progressive Learning Activities and Assessments
    Tumbling Unit
    Target Archery Unit
    Golf Unit
    Soccer Unit

    Chapter 9. Planning for Continuous Performance-Based Assessment
    Major Unit Focus
    Culminating (Summative) Assessment and Evaluation Rubric
    Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    Progressive Learning Activities and Formative Assessments
    Critical Resources
    Planning Lessons From the Unit Plan

    Chapter 10. Developing Standards-Based Units of Instruction for Invasion Sports
    Major Soccer Unit Focus
    Culminating (Summative) Assessment and Evaluation Rubric
    Essential Soccer Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    Progressive Learning Activities and Formative Assessments
    Critical Resources
    How to Use the Student Soccer Portfolio
    Ultimate: Standards-Based Unit of Instruction
    Major Ultimate Unit Focus
    Culminating or Summative Assessment and the Evaluation Rubric
    Essential Ultimate Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    Progressive Learning Activities and Formative Assessments
    Critical Resources

    Chapter 11. Using Portfolios to Assess Physical Activities and Fitness
    Types of Portfolios
    Advantages of Using Portfolio Assessment
    Disadvantages of Using Portfolios
    Portfolio Guidelines in Performance-Based Assessment
    Evaluating Portfolios
    Integrating Fitness Education and Assessment Into the Physical Education Curriculum
    Resources for Fitness Education Curriculum, Instructions, and Assessment
    Using Technology to Assess Physical Activity Participation Levels
    High School Fitness Portfolio

    Chapter 12. Using Standards-Based Instruction to Teach Dance
    Why Include Dance in Physical Education?
    Planning a Dance Unit
    Teaching Structured Dance
    Teaching Creative Dance
    Teaching Social Dance
    Using Portfolios to Assess Dance

    Part IV. Grading and Implementing Continuous Performance-Based Assessment

    Chapter 13. Effective Grading in Physical Education
    Purposes of Grading and Grade Reporting
    Developing a Meaningful Grading System
    Problems With Traditional Grading Practices
    Grade Formats in Physical Education
    Effective Grading in Physical Education
    Grading Before You Have a Rubric Developed
    Challenges in Using Effective Grading Practices
    Grading Practices for Students With Special Needs
    Hints and Suggestions for More Effective Grading Practices

    Chapter 14. Acquiring Assessment Savvy
    Planning the Assessment Process
    Lund and Kirk’s Tips for Acquiring Assessment Savvy
    Jacalyn Lea Lund, PhD, is a professor and the chair of the department of kinesiology and health at Georgia State University in Atlanta. She began her teacher educator career in 1990 following graduation from Ohio State University and had 16 years of teaching experience in public schools prior to that. She has presented on assessment at conferences and numerous workshops and has taught many classes on assessment in physical education.
    Dr. Lund has been a member of SHAPE America for over 40 years, most recently serving as the association’s president. She was on the committee that developed the organization’s 1995 content standards for physical education. In 2013 she was inducted into the SHAPE America Hall of Fame. She is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology. Dr. Lund loves spending time with her family, dancing, reading, and, as she puts it, “having her dogs take her for a walk.”
    Mary Fortman Kirk, PhD, is a professor of physical education at Northern Kentucky University (NKU). She was an NKU department chair for eight years and is a former coordinator of the health and physical education programs. She also taught physical education at the high school level for 10 years. Dr. Kirk has given many presentations on portfolios and alternative assessment at conferences, including those of SHAPE America and the National Association for Physical Education in Higher Education. She was appointed by the Kentucky commissioner of education to serve on the state task force for the development of physical education assessment and performance assessment of new teachers.
    Dr. Kirk earned an MA in motor learning and physical education from Michigan State University in 1973 and a PhD in motor development and teacher preparation from Ohio State University in 1989. She is the author of two books on pre-sport development programs for the National Alliance for Youth Sports and for the Girl Scouts of the USA.
    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

    Instructor guide. Includes a sample course syllabus, an introduction on how to use the ancillaries, and a final project.

    Test package. Includes 170 multiple-choice questions. Instructors can create their own tests by selecting from the question pool, select their own test forms and save them for later editing or printing, and export the tests into a word-processing program.

    Presentation Package. Includes 370 PowerPoint slides that highlight important material from the book.

    Web resource. Features forms, figures, and tables from the book as well as additional assessments.