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Evidence-based best practices that improve classroom environments and assessment techniques!
If your goal is a smoother-running, participatory classroom and improved student achievement, you'll find essential best practices in this new resource, edited by a renowned education scholar, Robert Slavin.
Dr. Robert Slavin, Professor and Chairman of the Success for All Foundation, has gathered insights and findings from 26 leading education researchers, presented in succinct chapters focused on key aspects of teaching and classroom management practice. Readers will find: Strategies for assessment that address formative approaches, differentiated classrooms, the role of feedback in the assessment process, adaptation for the Common Core, and more; Proven techniques for classroom management, including immediate, positive steps that teachers can take; User-friendly content supported by quick-read charts and graphs
Drawing from the leading international ...
Chapter 1: Assessment in a Differentiated Classroom
Assessment in a Differentiated Classroom
Architects are advisers in the building process, making a complex system manageable by formulating critical decisions, setting quantifiable results, and working closely with others while encouraging colleagues to employ the industry's best practices. The role of the teacher is not dissimilar. The teacher, too, works in a complex system serving as a change agent for students. An effective teacher makes the curriculum (the “what” of teaching) accessible through appropriate instructional practices (the “how” of teaching).
The teacher's role is made more complex by the reality of student diversity in readiness ...