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  1. Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems

    In Get Set, Go: Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems, Thomas R. Guskey builds on the framework for grading reform that he developed in his previous book On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting. While On Your Mark discussed grading reform in conceptual terms, Get Set, Go focuses on seven essential steps that F-12 teachers and administrators must take to adopt and implement a rigorous and meaningful new grading and reporting system. These steps guide readers through understanding the change process, forming a Coalition for Change and creating a systematic implementation plan that works for all stakeholders.

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  2. Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for Grades K-2, Second Edition

    Literacy Strong All Year Long: Powerful Lessons for Grades K-2 equips educators of young children with engaging lessons that motivate students and help them develop the solid foundation of literacy skills essential to learning. Thoughtfully designed lessons linked to specific literacy standards create a seamless flow of learning throughout the seasons of the school year. Each chapter offers 10 lessons that strengthen comprehension, fluency, word work and vocabulary. The second edition is enhanced with specific strategies for reaching and teaching English language learners and struggling readers - and a study guide to promote self-reflection and conversations with your colleagues.

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  3. The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment, Revised Edition

    Effective classroom assessment must go well beyond traditional assessment. A shift to a new paradigm for classroom assessment is necessary: where teachers use assessment to its full potential as a tool for feedback. In The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment, authors Robert J. Marzano, Jennifer S. Norford and Mike Ruyle recognise this need and explain how to apply The New Art and Science of Teaching framework to classroom assessment. This book presents current research, theory and practice regarding classroom pedagogy across writing, reading, mathematics, science and other learning areas. With this book, F-12 teachers will learn how to change their methods of classroom assessment to create a more holistic model of assessment reflective of course curriculum and student progress.

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    A$42.95
  4. Fast and Effective Assessment: How to Reduce Your Workload and Improve Student Learning

    What if teachers could dramatically reduce the amount of time they spend reviewing and correcting student work and actually see better results in terms of student learning? That's the goal of Glen Pearsall, who shares dozens of classroom-tested strategies that lessen teachers' workload while increasing students' class participation and improving their understanding. Drawing from his own experience as a teacher and coach, Pearsall offers practical, real-world advice in the form of techniques that are both effective and sustainable in the everyday classroom. The result is smarter assessment - for both teachers and students.

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  5. The Handbook for Embedded Formative Assessment

    Formative assessment is the most impactful approach to raising student achievement, but teacher quality plays a vital role in this process. The Handbook for Embedded Formative Assessment explores why and how to implement formative assessment into daily classroom practice. Using this resource as a companion to Dylan Wiliam's Embedded Formative Assessment, Second Edition or as a stand-alone book, F-12 teachers will find tried-and-tested classroom techniques, practical how-tos, and engaging exercises to guide implementation. When teachers use formative assessment to ensure learning, students are prepared to thrive in the complex, unpredictable world of the 21st century.

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  6. Embedded Formative Assessment, 2nd Edition

    Educational achievement carries more importance than ever for students to thrive in the complex, unpredictable world of the 21st century. In this second edition of the bestselling Embedded Formative Assessment, author Dylan Wiliam makes the case for the significant role of formative assessment in increasing teacher quality and student learning. Through a vast body of new research, insights, examples and formative assessment techniques, this rich resource shows F-12 teachers and administrators how to positively impact student achievement.

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  7. The New Art and Science of Teaching Series

    The New Art and Science of Teaching by Robert J. Marzano is more than a revision of The Art and Science of Teaching. It is a greatly expanded volume, offering a framework for substantive change based on Marzano's fifty years of education research and observation. In The New Art and Science of Teaching, Marzano identifies ten design areas within three categories of teaching - (1) feedback, (2) content and (3) context - that form a road map for F-12 teachers' lesson and unit planning. Also included in the series are The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment, The New Art and Science of Teaching Writing and The New Art and Science of Teaching Reading - companion books that focus on improving students' literacy skills and showing teachers how to make the most of feedback.

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  8. Making Classrooms Assessments Reliable and Valid

    Making Classroom Assessments Reliable and Valid asserts the importance for classroom assessment to be the primary method of formally measuring student learning. Robert J. Marzano highlights the benefits of these assessments in reporting students' ongoing learning, and the need for them to be reliable and valid. This resource describes how to make them just that - using new paradigms to ensure the measurement is an accurate interpretation of student achievement. F-12 teachers and administrators will explore the history of large-scale assessments, the importance of and future role of classroom assessment, traditional and new paradigms of reliability and validity, tools for measuring students' individual and comparative growth, and formulas to create reliable and valid classroom assessments.

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  9. FAST Grading: A Guide to Implementing Best Practices

    In FAST Grading: A guide to Implementing Best Practice, Douglas Reeves asserts that F-12 teachers, administrators and school systems must review and reshape their grading practices to ensure they centre on four essential criteria: (1) fairness, (2) accuracy, (3) specificity and (4) timeliness. Reeves guides educators to embrace proven grading procedures that have the power to reduce failure rates, improve student discipline, encourage learning and enhance morale.

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    A$41.25
  10. Mindful Assessment: The 6 Essential Fluencies of Innovative Learning

    It is time to rethink the relationship between teaching and learning and assess the crucial skills students need to succeed in the 21st century. The authors assert that educators must focus assessment on mindfulness and feedback for improvement, framing assessment around six fluencies students need to cultivate. The book provides scenarios, lessons, activities and assessment rubrics.

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  11. Elements of Grading: A Guide to Effective Practice, Second Edition

    In this resource, Douglas Reeves argues that effective grading practices must be fair, accurate, specific, and timely and shows how to begin a constructive, evidence-based conversation for improving grading policies.

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    A$48.40
  12. Embedding Formative Assessment Quick Reference Guide

    This 8 page, full-colour glossy quick reference guide clearly illustrates how teachers, peers and learners can use Dr Dylan William's five key formative assessment strategies to determine where learners are, where they're going and how to get there. The guide includes at-a-glance question shells and alternatives to teacher questions to keep all students engaged in their learning.

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