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  1. Making Grades Matter: Standards-Based Grading in a Secondary PLC at Work

    In Making grades matter: Standards-based grading in a secondary PLC at Work®, authors Matt Townsley and Nathan L Wear offer a road map for implementing standards-based grading in professional learning community (PLC). They provide all the actionable ideas and tools that collaborative teams need to transition to this effective, research-backed grading system and ensure gradebooks have clarity and purpose. With the support of this practical guide, secondary educators will maximise student learning outcomes, thereby achieving unprecedented success.

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    A$39.95
  2. Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1, Second Edition: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

    This second edition of Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1, is loaded with classroom-friendly features to pinpoint what your students know (or think they know) so you can adjust your teaching accordingly. At the book's heart are 25 'probes' - easily administered formative assessments will determine your students' thinking on 60 core science concepts in a variety of areas, including light, sound, matter, gravity, heat, temperature, life science, and Earth and space science. The probes are invaluable formative assessment tools to use before you start a topic or unit. Each probe has been field-tested across multiple year levels and can be used at any point in an instructional cycle, and will help you understand what your students are thinking and adjust your instruction accordingly.

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    A$45.95
  3. Formative Assessment Years 7-8

    Good formative assessment provides effective feedback on a students’ understanding of the concept being taught. This series provides clear and practical resources to help you conduct accurate assessments. Pre-activities determine which students need extra help and which students are ready to advance. The graphic organisers and writing activities can be customised to meet your curriculum needs and help gather information on how your students learn. The collaborative reflections allow students to work together before moving on to the next concept.

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    A$21.95
  4. Assessing Unstoppable Learning

    The Unstoppable Learning model includes seven elements—(1) planning, (2) launching, (3) consolidating, (4) assessing, (5) adapting, (6) managing, and (7) leading. This user-friendly resource focuses on the assessing element, giving readers crucial protocols and activities for collectively reworking their assessment systems. By implementing the step-by-step actions shared by the authors, educators can prepare themselves and their students to thrive in 21st century classrooms and beyond.

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    A$35.95
  5. I've Got It!

    Easily track your middle years students' progress in Mathematics, Grammar and Reading Comprehension with the I've Got It! series. Each reproducible worksheet focuses on one of 35 skills required for overall mastery of a particular subject. Activities require students to demonstrate basic knowledge, before moving on to higher-level questions that encourage critical thinking and application. Cumulative tasks bring these skills together so that students can integrate and practise their newly-acquired knowledge.

    A flexible classroom tool, teachers can use the activities in the I've Got It! series for both formative and summative assessment. The included progress charts allow both teachers and students to assess their current understanding and indicate where more instruction is required.

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  6. I've Got It! Reading & Literature: Easy-to-use Assessments to Show Proof of Mastery

    I've Got It! Reading and Literature provides reproducible activities to assess students' mastery of essential reading and comprehension skills. The tasks, each just a single page, begin with a basic knowledge question and move to higher-level questions that require students to apply the skill and think critically.

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    A$19.95
  7. I've Got it! Advanced Maths Skills: Easy-to-use Assessments to Show Proof of Mastery

    I've Got It! Advanced Maths Skills provides reproducible activities to assess students' mastery of advanced maths skills. The tasks, each just a single page, begin with a basic knowledge question and move to higher-level questions that require students to apply the skill and think critically.

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    A$19.95
  8. I've Got It! General Maths Skills: Easy-to-use Assessments to Show Proof of Mastery
    I've Got It! General Maths Skills provides reproducible activities to assess students' mastery of essential maths skills. The tasks, each just a single page, begin with a basic knowledge question and move to higher-level questions that require students to apply the skill and think critically. Learn More
    A$19.95
  9. I've Got It! English Language Skills: Easy-to-use Assessments to Show Proof of Mastery

    Document your students’ progress. Each book in the I’ve Got It! Series is based on a list of 35 skills that represent mastery of a particular subject matter. The books include two reproducible, easy-to-use assessment tasks for each of the 35 skills. The tasks, each just a single page, begin with a basic knowledge question and move to higher-level questions that require students to apply the skill and think critically. This is just the resource youneed for formative and common assessment, pre- and post-tests, quick checkups, or standardized test prep. Each assessment task is correlated to state as well as national standards.

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    A$19.95
  10. Creating a Culture of Feedback

    Creating a Culture of Feedback emphasises the need for a healthy balance between grading to report individual progress and using feedback to motivate students to move forward. Authors William M. Ferriter and Paul J. Cancellieri stress that classrooms must shift their focus to prioritise effective feedback over grades. Using this concise guide, Years 3-12 teachers can help students visualise their own learning progress and take the route to success using three important questions: (1) Where am I going? (2) How am I doing? and (3) What are my next steps?

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    A$24.95
  11. Softening the Edges: Assessment Practices That Honor K–12 Teachers and Learners

    Softening the Edges: Assessment Practices That Honor K - 12 Teachers and Learners asserts that assessment must smoothly guide students through their learning and engage them so their confidence grows and their experiences are positive and relevant.

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    A$45.95
  12. 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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    A$39.95

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