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Ahead of the Curve BESTSELLER

The Power of Assessment to Transform Teaching and Learning

Edited by: Douglas Reeves

Contributors: Larry Ainsworth, Lisa Almeida, Anne Davies, Richard DuFour, Linda Gregg, Thomas R. Guskey, Robert J. Marzano, Ken O'Connor, Douglas Reeves, Rick Stiggins, Stephen White, Dylan Wiliam

Leaders in education contribute their perspectives on effective assessment design and implementation, sending out a call for redirecting assessment to improve student achievement and inform instruction.

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Ahead of the Curve

This anthology brings the ideas and recommendations of many of the worlds education leaders into one resource that illustrates the many perspectives on effective assessment design and implementation. From involving students in the assessment process to ensuring accuracy and applying assessments to English learners and students with special needs, you will find compelling insights and proven strategies.

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BOY Award Finalist  AEP 2008 Finalist

  • Learn three important ways you can change your approach to assessment to improve student learning.
  • Implement a recommended sequence for designing common formative assessments.
  • Discover how to design a comprehensive approach to classroom assessment.
  • Study the four keys to assessment quality: clear purpose, clear targets, accurate assessment, and effective communication.
  • Consider eight guidelines for transforming your grading system to a standards-based system.
  • Integrate a purposeful, collaborative approach to data collection and analysis.
  • Understand the role leaders play in defining, supporting, and instituting effective practice.

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Product Code: BKF232, EKF002

ISBN: 9781934009062

Page Count: 280

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