Differentiating Assessment in Middle and High School Mathematics and Science

Author: Sheryn Spencer-Waterman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317924231
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book by Sheryn Spencer Waterman follows the bestselling Handbook on Differentiated Instruction for Middle and High Schools. With numerous examples and strategies, it is an all-inclusive manual on assessing student readiness, interests, learning and thinking styles. It includes examples of: Pre-, Formative and Summative assessments -Informal and formal assessments -Oral and written assessments -Project and performance assessments -Highly structured and enrichment assessments for struggling to gifted students -Assessment tools and rubrics

Assessing Middle and High School Mathematics Science

Author: Sheryn Spencer-Waterman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317924444
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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For middle and high school teachers of mathematics and science, this book is filled with examples of instructional strategies that address students’ readiness levels, interests, and learning preferences. It shows teachers how to formatively assess their students by addressing differentiated learning targets. Included are detailed examples of differentiated formative assessment schedules, plus tips on how to collaborate with others to improve assessment processes. Teachers will learn how to adjust instruction for the whole class, for small groups, and for individuals. They will also uncover step-by-step procedures for creating their own lessons infused with opportunities to formatively assess students who participate in differentiated learning activities.

Assessing Middle and High School Social Studies English

Author: Sheryn Spencer-Waterman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317924533
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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For middle and high school teachers teachers of social studies and English, this book is filled with examples of instructional strategies that address students’ readiness levels, interests, and learning preferences. It shows teachers how to formatively assess their students by addressing differentiated learning targets. Included are detailed examples of differentiated formative assessment schedules plus tips on how to collaborate with others to improve assessment processes. Teachers will learn how to adjust instruction for the whole class, for small groups, and for individuals. They will also uncover step-by-step procedures for creating their own lessons infused with opportunities to formatively assess students who participate in differentiated learning activities.

Mathematics Formative Assessment

Author: Page Keeley
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412968127
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Transform your mathematics instruction with this rich collection of formative assessment techniques Award-winning author Page Keeley and mathematics expert Cheryl Rose Tobey apply the successful format of Keeley’s best-selling Science Formative Assessment to mathematics. They provide 75 formative assessment strategies and show teachers how to use them to inform instructional planning and better meet the needs of all students. Research shows that formative assessment has the power to significantly improve learning, and its many benefits include: Stimulation of metacognitive thinking Increased student engagement Insights into student thinking Development of a discourse community

Uncovering Student Thinking in Mathematics Grades 6 12

Author: Cheryl M. Rose
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452295565
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Discussing standards, research, and more, these 30 probes help secondary teachers assess students' grasp of core mathematics concepts and modify their instruction to improve student achievement.

Uncovering Student Thinking in Mathematics

Author: Cheryl M. Rose
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483334104
Format: PDF, ePub
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Appropriate for all grade levels, these 25 field-tested, easy-to-use mathematics assessment probes help teachers modify instruction by determining students' understanding of core mathematical concepts.

Bringing Math Students Into the Formative Assessment Equation

Author: Susan Janssen Creighton
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483385965
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Make formative assessment work for you—and your math students! Finally, formative assessment that adds up! This research-based, teacher-tested guide, written specifically for middle school mathematics teachers, will help you teach more effectively and turn your students into self-regulated learners. As you implement instructional strategies, your students will start monitoring, assessing, and communicating about their own progress. Features include: A clear and manageable six-aspect instructional model Detailed strategies for helping students own their successes Real-life examples from middle school mathematics teachers Useful resources and a companion website to help you implement formative assessment in your classroom

The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists

Author: Jenifer Fox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118094425
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Hundreds of useful ideas for meeting the needs of each child The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists is the definitive reference for DI for teachers in grades K-12. Ready for immediate use, it offers over 150 up-to-date lists for developing instructional materials, lesson planning, and assessment. Organized into 12 convenient sections, the book is full of practical examples, teaching ideas, and activities that can be used or adapted to meet students' diverse needs. Coverage includes curriculum design, lesson planning, instructional strategies, assessment, classroom management, strategies by subject area (from Language Arts to Math to Physical Education), new media, etc. Offers an easy-to-use guide that gives quick tips and methods to plan effectively for delivering truly differentiated lessons Filled with helpful DI lists, lesson plans, strategies, assessments, and more Jennifer Fox is the author of the bestselling book Your Child's Strengths The Differentiated Instruction Book of Lists is a hands-on guide for meeting the instructional needs of all students so that they can reach their full potential.