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  1. 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.



  2. 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.



  3. 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.



  4. 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


  5. 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.



  6. 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.



  7. Redefining Fair

    Redefining Fair

    How to Plan, Assess, and Grade for Excellence in Mixed-Ability Classrooms

    By: Damian Cooper

    Foreword by: Michael Fullan

    Learn how to implement equitable instruction, assessment, grading, and reporting practices to help diverse 21st century learners reach proficiency.



  8. Using Formative Assessment in the RTI Framework

    Using Formative Assessment in the RTI Framework

    By: Kay Burke, Eileen Depka

    Understand the basics of RTI and its connection to formative assessment, and adjust instruction to increase levels of student understanding and achievement with this practical guide.



  9. Elements of Grading

    Elements of Grading

    A Guide to Effective Practice

    By: Douglas Reeves

    Learn several strategies for improving grading practices, while examining the common arguments against reform. The book includes examples, case studies, and opportunities for reflection.

    Regular Price: USD$29.95

    Special Price: USD$22.46


  10. Balanced Assessment

    Balanced Assessment

    From Formative to Summative

    By: Kay Burke

    Learn how to integrate formative and summative assessments seamlessly into instruction. Research, strategies, and examples help teachers monitor, grade, and gauge student ability to meet standards.



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