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.

Multiple Measures in Classroom Assessment

Multiple measures in classroom assessment

Susan Brookhart explains the benefits of a “multiple measures” approach to assessment.

In education, the term multiple measures means basing a conclusion or a decision on more than one source of evidence. It should not be a surprise that multiple measures are important in education, because they certainly are in other areas. Have you ever been late for a doctor's appointment, rushed in, and found your blood pressure was high? Would you expect your doctor to prescribe medication for high blood pressure based on that one reading? Or have you ever sat on a committee? Would you expect the committee to decide on its strategy based on the opinion of only one member? Of course not.

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