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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 ...

Implementing Response to Instruction and Intervention with Older Students
Implementing response to instruction and intervention with older students
NancyFrey and DouglasFisher

There is a great deal of evidence about effective interventions for younger children, especially in the areas of basic literacy skills and mathematics knowledge. However, much less is known about effective systems of intervention for older students.

Multitiered Response to Intervention (RTI) systems have the potential to support older students who are struggling. RTI models usually consist of three tiers of teaching, with core Tier 1 teaching for all children, Tier 2 support for students falling below their expected level, and Tier 3 support for those at high risk of academic failure.

One such ...

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