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  1. Teaching & Assessing 21st Century Skills

    Teaching & Assessing 21st Century Skills

    By: Robert J. Marzano, Tammy Heflebower

    In this practical guide, the authors present a model of instruction and assessment designed to help students succeed in the ever-changing knowledge economy of the 21st century.



  2. Common Formative Assessment

    Common Formative Assessment

    A Toolkit for Professional Learning Communities at Work™

    By: Kim Bailey, Chris Jakicic

    Foreword by: Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour

    In this conversational guide, the authors offer tools, templates, and protocols to incorporate common formative assessments into the practices of a PLC.



  3. The School Leader's Guide to Grading

    The School Leader's Guide to Grading

    By: Ken O'Connor

    Ensure your schools grading procedures are supportive of learning, accurate, meaningful, and consistent. Improve effectiveness in supporting assessment and communicating student achievement.

    Regular Price: USD$26.95

    Special Price: USD$5.00


  4. On Your Mark

    On Your Mark

    Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting

    By: Thomas R. Guskey


    Clarify the purpose of grades, craft a vision statement aligned with this purpose, and discover strategies to implement effective practices.



  5. Design in Five

    Design in Five

    Essential Phases to Create Engaging Assessment Practice

    By: Nicole Dimich

    Foreword by: Douglas Reeves

    Discover how to work with your school team to create innovative, effective, engaging assessments using a five-phase design protocol.



  6. Bringing Homework Into Focus

    Bringing Homework Into Focus

    Tools and Tips to Enhance Practices, Design, and Feedback

    By: Eileen Depka

    Prepare students and measure their comprehension by assigning purposeful work, setting clear expectations, and providing ongoing feedback as the unit of study unfolds.



  7. Using Digital Games as Assessment and Instruction Tools

    Using Digital Games as Assessment and Instruction Tools

    By: Ryan L. Schaaf

    Discover how to incorporate digital games and use them to craft engaging, academically applicable classroom activities that revitalize teaching and learning.



  8. Proficiency Scales for the New Science Standards

    Proficiency Scales for the New Science Standards

    A Framework for Science Instruction and Assessment

    By: Robert J. Marzano, David C. Yanoski, Diane E. Paynter

    Align instruction and assessment with the new science standards, and create proficiency scales to plan all types of lessons.



  9. Proficiency-Based Assessment

    Proficiency-Based Assessment

    Process, Not Product

    By: Troy Gobble, Mark Onuscheck, Anthony R. Reibel, Eric Twadell

    Discover how to close the gaps between assessment, curriculum, and instruction by replacing outmoded assessment methods with proficiency-based assessments.



  10. Elements of Grading

    Elements of Grading

    A Guide to Effective Practice

    By: Douglas Reeves

    This book provides teachers and administrators with practical suggestions for making the grading process more fair, accurate, specific, and timely.



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