Formative Assessment for English Language Arts

Author: Amy Benjamin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317924177
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This book demonstrates how formative assessments, unlike standardized tests, provide the kind of communication between teachers and students that help teachers make instructional decisions to improve student performance.

A Collection of Performance Tasks and Rubrics

Author: Charlotte Danielson
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 9781883001391
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides a collection of performance tasks and scoring rubrics for a number of important topics in upper elementary school mathematics. Included are many samples of student work which clarify the tasks and anchor the points of the scoring rubrics.

Assessment in Middle and High School Mathematics

Author: Daniel J. Brahier
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 9781930556201
Format: PDF
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It describes each strategy and clarifies its advantages and drawbacks. Also included is a large sample of classroom-tested examples along with sample student responses. These examples can be used "as is" - or you can customize them for your own class. This book will help prepare your students for standardized tests that include items requiring evidence of conceptual understanding. The strategies reflect the assessment Standards benchmarks established by the NCTM. In addition, an entire chapter is devoted to help teachers use these assessments to arrive at their students' grades.

Differentiated Instruction Using Technology

Author: Amy Benjamin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317923782
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Like Amy Benjamin’s other books, this one is easy to read and simple to implement. It demonstrates that you can manage the complexities of differentiated instruction – and save time -- by using technology as you teach. It showcases classroom-tested activities and strategies which are easy to apply in your own classroom.

A Collection of Performance Tasks and Rubrics

Author: Deborah Blaz
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 9781930556065
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book features 68 performance tasks and rubrics, all designed to motivate and engage your students. Also included are samples of student work to help you apply the rubrics and develop your grading and scoring skills. The performance assessments in this book were contributed by teachers like you from all over the country and they include: - open-ended and extended response exercises - projects and portfolios - behavioral assessments (skits, debates, discussions, etc.) - authentic assessments - and student self-assessments, in addition to those administered by teachers.

Performance Tasks and Rubrics for Middle School Mathematics

Author: Charlotte Danielson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317442512
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Performance tasks are highly effective tools to assist you in implementing rigorous standards. But how do you create, evaluate, and use such tools? In this bestselling book, educational experts Charlotte Danielson and Elizabeth Marquez explain how to construct and apply performance tasks to gauge students’ deeper understanding of mathematical concepts at the middle school level. You’ll learn how to: Evaluate the quality of performance tasks, whether you’ve written them yourself or found them online; Use performance tasks for instructional decision-making and to prepare students for summative assessments; Create your own performance tasks, or adapt pre-made tasks to best suit students’ needs; Design and use scoring rubrics to evaluate complex performance tasks; Use your students’ results to communicate more effectively with parents. This must-have second edition is fully aligned to the Common Core State Standards and assessments and includes a variety of new performance tasks and rubrics, along with samples of student work. Additionally, downloadable student handout versions of all the performance tasks are available as free eResources from our website (www.routledge.com/9781138906914), so you can easily distribute them to your class.

Performance Tasks and Rubrics for High School Mathematics

Author: Charlotte Danielson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317442393
Format: PDF, ePub
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Performance tasks are highly effective tools to assist you in implementing rigorous standards. But how do you create, evaluate, and use such tools? In this bestselling book, educational experts Charlotte Danielson and Elizabeth Marquez explain how to construct and apply performance tasks to gauge students’ deeper understanding of mathematical concepts at the high school level. You’ll learn how to: Evaluate the quality of performance tasks, whether you’ve written them yourself or found them online; Use performance tasks for instructional decision-making and to prepare students for summative assessments; Create your own performance tasks, or adapt pre-made tasks to best suit students’ needs; Design and use scoring rubrics to evaluate complex performance tasks; Use your students’ results to communicate more effectively with parents. This must-have second edition is fully aligned to the Common Core State Standards and assessments and includes a variety of new performance tasks and rubrics, along with samples of student work. Additionally, downloadable student handout versions of all the performance tasks are available as free eResources from our website (www.routledge.com/9781138906990), so you can easily distribute them to your class.