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Kamehameha Schools- Indigenous Assessment Toolkit

Abu-Saad, I. & Champagne, D. (2006). Indigenous Education and Empowerment: International Perspectives. AltaMira Press.

Boyer, Paul (2006). Should Expediency Always Trump Tradition? AIHEC/NSF project develops indigenous evaluation methods. Winter 2006.

Brescia, W. & Fortune, J. (1988). Standardized testing of American Indian students. ERIC Digest. ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

Cajete, G. (1994). Look to the mountain: An ecology of indigenous education.
Skyland, NC: Kivaki Press.

Canino, I. & Spurlock, J. (2000). Culturally Diverse Children and Adolescents: Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment, 2nd Edition. New York: Guilford Press.

Canyon, L., Gibbs, S., & Churchman, D. (1975). Development of a Native American evaluation team. Journal of American Indian Education, 15:1.

Chavers, Dean (1999). Exemplary Programs in Indian Education. Native American
Scholarship Fund. Albuquerque, NM.

Christensen, J. M., & Long, E. E. (1998). Indirect language assessment tool for
English-speaking Cherokee Indian children. Journal of American Indian Education,
38(1), 1-14.

Cook, Thomas D., and Donald T. Campbell (1979). Quasi-Experimentation: Design & Analysis Issues for Field Settings. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Darling-Hammond, L., Ancess, J., & Falk, B. (1995). Authentic assessment in action: Studies of schools and students at work. New York: Teachers College Press.

Demmert, W. G., Jr. (2001). Improving academic performance among Native American students: A review of the research literature. Charleston, WV: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 463 917) Retrieved November 25, 2008 from http://www.indianeduresearch.net/bibrec.cfm?id=453053909.

Demmert, W. G. (2005). The influences of culture on learning and assessment among Native American students. Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 20(1):16–23.

Demmert, William G., Jr. & Towner, John C. (2003). A review of the research literature on the influences of culturally based education on the academic performance of Native American students. Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Portland Oregon (http://www.nwrel.org/indianed/cbe.pdf).

Deno, S.L. (2003). Developments in curriculum-based measurement. The Journal of Special Education, 37(3), 184–192.

Deyhle, D., & Swisher, K. G. (1997). Research in American Indian and Alaska Native
education: From assimilation to self-determination. In M. W. Apple (Ed.), Review
of research in education (Vol. 22, pp. 113-194). Washington, DC: American Education Research Association.

Fischer, C.S., Hout, M., Jankowski, M., Lucas, S.R., Swindler, A. & Voss, K. (1996). Inequality by Design. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Fox, S. J. (2000). Standards-based reform and American Indian/Alaska Native education. Retrieved October 5, 2008, from http://www.indianeduresearch.net/SJFox.pdf.

Fuchs, L.S. (2004). The past, present, and future of curriculum-based measurement research. School Psychology Review, 33(2), 188–192.

Gallegos, B., Villenas, S., and Brayboy, B. (2003). Indigenous Education in the Americas: Diasporic Identities, Epistemologies, and Postcolonial Spaces. Lawrence Erlbaum.

García, E., & Pearson, D. (1994). Assessment and diversity. In Darling-Hammond (Ed.),
Review of Research in Education, 20 (pp. 337-391). Washington, DC: American
Educational Research Association.

George. M & McLaughlin, D. (2008). Re-Framing Mainstream Assessment: Colleges Use Native Philosophies of Growth and Reflection. Tribal College Journal of American Indian Higher Education, v19 n4 p18-22.

Grenier, L. (1998). Working with Indigenous Knowledge: A Guide for Researchers. Ottawa: International Development Research Center.

Guerin, G. R., & Maier, A. S. (1983). Informal assessment in education. Palo Alto, CA: Mayfield Publishing Co.

Hammer, P. & Demmert, W. (2003). “American Indian and Alaska Native Early Childhood Health, Development, and Education Assessment Research.” ED482326.

Herman, J. L., Aschbacher, P. R., & Winters, L. (1992). A practical guide to alternative assessment. Alexandria, VA: ASCD Publications. (ED 352 389).

Kaiwi, M. K. & Kahumoku, W. (2006) Makawalu: Standards, curriculum, and assessment for literature through an indigenous perspective. Hülili: Multidisciplinary Research on Hawaiian Wellbeing, 3: 182-206.

Kawakami, A. J. & Aton, K. K. (2001). Ke a‘o Hawai‘i (Critical elements of Hawaiian learning): Perceptions of successful Hawaiian educators. Pacific Educational Research Journal, 11(1): 53-66.

Hammer, Patricia C., Moellendick, Charlotte, & Moellendick, Joseph (2002). Native
Directory: Organizations and Resources for Educators of Native Americans.
ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. Charleston, WV &
National Indian Education Association. Alexandria, VA.

Hishinuma, E. S., McArdle, J. J., Miyamoto, R. H., Nahulu, S. B., Makini, Jr.,
G. K., Yuen, Y. C., Nishimura, S. T., McDermott, Jr., J. F., Waldron, J. A., Luke, K. L., & Yates, A. (2000). Psychometric Properties of the Hawaiian Culture Scale-Adolescent Version. Psychological Assessment, 12(2), 140-157. Hopson, Rodney, ed. How and Why Language Matters in Evaluation. California: Jossey-Bass; 2000.

Hosp, M.K., & Hosp, J.L. (2003). Curriculum-based measurement for reading, spelling, and math: How to do it and why. Preventing School Failure, 48(1), 10–17.

Institute of Education Sciences (2004). Experimental Research in Culturally based Education: An Assessment of Feasibility. Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, Portland Oregon (http://www.nwrel.org/indianed/cbe/2004.pdf).

Jordan, C. (1984). Cultural compatibility and the education of Hawaiian children: Implications for mainland educators. Educational Research Quarterly, 8(4), 59–71.

LaFrance J. Culturally competent evaluation in Indian Country. New Directions for Evaluation. 2004; 102: 39-50.

Lipka, J. (2002). School for self-determination: Research on the effects of including native language and culture in the schools. ERIC Digest. Washington, DC: Office of Educational Research and Improvement.
Lipka, J., Sharp, N., & Brenner, B. The relevance of culturally based curriculum and instruction: The case of Nancy Sharp. Journal of American Indian Research 44(3): 31-54.

Marks, E. L., Moyer, M. K., Roche, M., & Graham, E. T. (2003). A summary of research and publications on early childhood for American Indian and Alaska Native children. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Marzano, R. J. (1998). A theory-based meta-analysis of research on instruction. Aurora, CO: Midcontinent Research for Education and Learning.

Masters, G. N., & Mislevy, R. J. (1993). New Views of Student Learning: Implications for educational measurement. In N. Frederikson, R.J. Mislevy, & I.I. Bejar, (Eds). Test Theory for a New Generation of Tests. Hillsdale, New Jersey: Laurence Erlbaum Associates.

McAlpine, L. & Crago, M. (1995). The induction year experience in a cross-cultural setting. Teaching & Teacher Education, 11(4): 403-15.

McDougall, B. N. (2006). Mālama nā leo a ku’ua nā ‘ōlelo: Hānai-ing a Native Hawaiian creative writing curriculum. Hūlili: Multidisciplinary Research on Hawaiian Wellbeing, 3: 207-233.

McGovern, S. (1999). Education, Modern Development, and Indigenous Knowledge: An Analysis of Academic Knowledge Production. Routledge.

Mellor, S. & Corrigan, M. (2004). The case for change. The review of contemporary research on Indigenous education outcomes. Australian Education Review. Australian Council for Educational Research, Camberwell, Victoria.

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. (2005). Improving academic performance among American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian students: Assessment and identification of learning and learning disabilities. Washington, DC: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Nee-Benham, M. & Cooper, J. (2000). Indigenous Models for Contemporary Practice: In Our Mother’s Voice. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers.

Neely, R. and Shaughnessy, M. (1984). Assessments and the Native American. ERIC Document ED 273889.

Nelson-Barber, S., & Estrin, E. T. (1995). Culturally responsive mathematics and science education for native students. Retrieved May 01, 2007, from Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) database: http://eric.ed.gov/.

Nelson-Barber, S., & Trumbull, E. (2007) Making Assessment Practices Valid for Indigenous American Students. Journal of American Indian Education, v.46 n3 p132-147.

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory. (2005). A preliminary study for experimental research on culturally based education for American Indian/Alaska Native students. Portland, OR: Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

O’Neill, S. & Gish, A. (2008). Teaching and Learning in Indigenous Education. Oxford University Press.

Reagan, Timothy G. (2000). Non-Western Educational Traditions: Alternative
Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence
Erlbaum Associates.

Reagan, T. (2008). Non-Western Educational Traditions: Indigenous Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice. New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum associates, Inc.

Rezentes, III, W. C. (1993). Na Mea Hawaii: A Hawaiian acculturation
scale. Psychological Reports, 73, 383-393.

Rickard, A. (2005). Constant perimeter, varying area: A case study of teaching and learning mathematics to design a fish rack. Journal of American Indian Research, 44(3): 80-100.

Scriven, M. (1991). Evaluation Thesaurus. Sage Publications, London.

Sissons, J. (2005). First Peoples: Indigenous Cultures and Their Futures. London: Reaktion Books Ltd.

Smith, L.T. (1999). Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples. London and New York: Zed Books Ltd.; Dunedin: University of Otago Press.

Snively, G., & Corsiglia, J. (2000). Discovering indigenous science: Implications for science education. Science Education, 85, 6–34.

State of Hawai‘i Department of Education (HIDOE, 2008). Hawaii State Assessment. Retrieved on January 28,2009 from http://sao.k12.hi.us/assessment/hawaiistateassessment/index.htm.

Sternberg, R. J., Lipka, J., Newman, T., Wildfeuer, S., & Grigorenkok, E. (2005). Triarchically-based instruction and assessment of sixth-grade mathematics in a Yup’ik cultural setting in Alaska. Gifted and Talented International 21(2): 9-16.

Swisher, K. & Tippeconnic, J. (1999). Research to Support Improved Practice in Indian Education. ED427915.

Tharp, R.G. (1982). The effective instruction of comprehension: Results and description of the Kamehameha Early Education Program. Reading Research Quarterly, 17(4), 503–527.

The Colorado Trust (2002). Guidelines and Best Practices for Culturally Competent Evaluations. Denver, CO: The Colorado Trust; September 2002.

Ukrainetz, T. A., Harpell, S., Walsh, C., & Coyle, C. (2000). A preliminary investigation of dynamic assessment with Native American kindergartners. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 31(2), 142-154.

U.S. Department of Education & U.S. Department of the Interior (2001, November). American Indian and Alaska Native education research agenda in response to Executive Order 13096. Washington, DC: Author.

U.S. Senate Special Subcommittee on Indian Education. (1969). Indian education: A
national tragedy—A national challenge. Senate Report No. 91-501. 1969 report of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate. Washington,
DC: U.S. Government Printing Office. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No.

Villegas, M. Neugebauer, S, & Venegas, K. Indigenous Knowledge and Education.

Wilson, W. & Kamanā, K. (2006). For the interest of the Hawaiians themselves: Reclaiming the benefits of Hawaiian-medium education. Hūlili: Multidisciplinary Research on Hawaiian Wellbeing, 3: 153-181.

Wolf, D., & Reardon, S. (1996). Access to excellence through new forms of student assessment. In J. Boykoff Baron & D. Palmer Wolf (Eds.), Performance-based student assessment: Challenges and possibilities (pp. 1-31). Chicago: National Society for the Study of Education.

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