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 experts in the field of teaching and originally published in the journal Better: Evidence-Based Education, this is a valuable new resource for education leaders at all levels.

Formative Assessment and Feedback to Learners

Formative assessment and feedback to learners

Feedback to students is at the heart of successful teaching, but research suggests that how this is given is key to whether it is effective.Steve Higginsexplains.

I work closely with teachers and am passionate about supporting them with research evidence that is helpful and practical for their teaching. Recently I have been undertaking a review of the evidence about what works for learners for the Sutton Trust, a U.K. charity that aims to improve educational opportunities for children and adolescents from nonprivileged backgrounds and to increase social mobility. One of the questions that teachers have frequently asked me is about what works in terms of formative assessment and feedback to students.

Assessment and Learning

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