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Introduction to Student Involved Assessment for Learning

Introduction to Student Involved Assessment for Learning Author Rick Stiggins
ISBN-10 0133436519
Release 2016-08-22
Pages 360
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0133436519 / 9780133436518 Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment FOR Learning, An with MyEducationLab with Enhanced Pearson eText, Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package 7/e Package consists of: 0134450264 / 9780134450261 Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment FOR Learning, An, Loose-Leaf Version 0134493001 / 9780134493008 MyEducationLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for An Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment FOR Learning ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.



Assessment for Learning

Assessment for Learning Author Stephen Chappuis
ISBN-10 096551014X
Release 2004
Pages 340
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"Helps administrators gain a clear vision of what excellence in assessment looks like and what it takes to achieve that vision. The specific competencies leaders need to support assessment FOR learning are identified, with activities and resources to help them learn and apply the skills. Written for use by individuals or group study."--Publisher's website.



Student involved Assessment for Learning

Student involved Assessment for Learning Author Richard J. Stiggins
ISBN-10 0131183494
Release 2005
Pages 373
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This text for assessment courses focuses on showing prospective teachers how to develop assessments that accurately reflect student achievement and how to use those assessments to benefit, not merely grade, student learning. A variety of hands-on practice activities provide clear guidance on how to construct all types of assessment items and tests.



Teaching Generation Text

Teaching Generation Text Author Lisa Nielsen
ISBN-10 9781118076873
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 280
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Demonstrates how instructors can use cell phones as educational tools, outlining a wealth of innovative ideas, activities, lessons and strategies for using cell phones as schedulers, research aids, note-keeping devices and more. Original.



Creating a Positive School Culture

Creating a Positive School Culture Author Marie-Nathalie Beaudoin
ISBN-10 9781632209719
Release 2015-06-23
Pages 224
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Principals and teachers have very different perspectives, pressures, and struggles. As a result, problems of negativity, isolation, or censure often develop among staff members. This may cause principals and teachers to spend a tremendous amount of energy addressing these issues instead of focusing on their primary goal—improved student achievement. Creating a Positive School Culture provides strategies for understanding and solving staff problems, preventing conflicts, and enriching school climates. By combining therapeutic knowledge with day-to-day educational experience, the authors offer innovative solutions for overcoming many energy- and morale-sapping problems, including gossip, cliques, negativity, and competition. To help engage and inspire readers, this volume includes: - Teacher and principal interview excerpts - Concise case examples of school culture problems - Step-by-step guidance for school culture interventions - Best practices culled from the authors’ extensive research - Ready-to-use tools, including school culture surveys and staff development exercises Based on more than 200 surveys and interviews with principals and teachers, this practical guidebook clearly explains how administrators, teachers, parents, and staff can all work together to solve problems and build a culture of caring and respect.



Introduction to Teaching

Introduction to Teaching Author Gene E. Hall
ISBN-10 9781483365039
Release 2015-12-09
Pages 592
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Introduction to Teaching: Making a Difference in Student Learning, Second Edition is the ideal text for aspiring teachers. Acclaimed authors Gene Hall, Linda Quinn, and Donna Gollnick thoroughly prepare teacher education candidates to make a difference as teachers, presenting first-hand stories and evidence-based practices while offering a student-centered approach to learning. The authors target one of the biggest challenges facing many of today’s schools—making sure that all students are learning—and help teachers make student learning the primary focus in all that they do. From true-to-life challenges that teachers will face (high-stakes testing, student learning assessments, low teacher retention, Common Core Standards) to the inspiration and joy they will discover throughout their teaching careers, this text paints a realistic picture of the real life of a teacher.



Well chosen Words

Well chosen Words Author Brenda Miller Power
ISBN-10 UVA:X004222924
Release 1998-01-01
Pages 104
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Provides practical tips for teachers on writing assessments of student work, including report cards and longer narratives, covering beginnings and endings, details, and ways to save time when assessing a great number of students, such as in middle or high school.



Learning Driven Schools

Learning Driven Schools Author Barry Beers
ISBN-10 9781416617952
Release 2006-06-15
Pages 179
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Many teachers are trained to approach their work with a set of teaching strategies and lessons that changes little over time. Because they are focused on how they teach, rather than on how their students learn, they use the same techniques day after day, making no adjustments for students' different learning needs. In Learning-Driven Schools: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Principals, Barry Beers shows how teachers can plan, teach, and assess for student learning--and how principals can support teachers in their efforts. The book includes * An overview of the research on knowledge retention; * Real-life samples of lesson plans that address state and local standards; * Strategies on accurately assessing student learning; * Advice for teachers on addressing the needs of struggling, intermediate, and advanced students at the same time; and * Advice for administrators on conducting effective classroom observations. A rallying cry and how-to guide rolled into one, this book is an invaluable resource for anyone passionate about learning. Having served as a veteran teacher and principal himself, Barry Beers brings his own experience and understanding to bear on the essential task of ensuring that student learning remains the clear focus of our schools.



So what Do They Really Know

So what Do They Really Know Author Cris Tovani
ISBN-10 9781571107305
Release 2011
Pages 165
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In So What Do They Really Know? Cris Tovani explores the complex issue of monitoring, assessing, and grading students' thinking and performance with fairness and fidelity. Like all teachers, Cris struggles to balance her student-centered instruction with school system mandates. Her recommendations are realistic and practical; she understands that what isn't manageable isn't sustainable. Cris describes the systems and structure she uses in her own classroom and shows teachers how to use assessments to monitor student growth and provide targeted feedback that enables students to master content goals. She also shares ways to bring students into the assessment cycle so they can monitor their own learning, maximizing motivation and engagement. So What Do They Really Know? includes a wealth of information: Lessons from Cris's classroom Templates showing how teachers can use the workshop model to assess and differentiate instruction Student work, including samples from linguistically diverse learners, struggling readers, and college-bound seniors Anchor charts of student thinking Ideas on how to give feedback Guidelines that explain how conferring is different from monitoring Suggestions for assessing learning and differentiating instruction during conferences Advice for managing ongoing assessment Cris's willingness to share her own struggles continues to be a hallmark of her work. Teachers will recognize their own students and the challenges they face as they join Cris on the journey to figure out how to raise student achievement.



Planning Effective Instruction Diversity Responsive Methods and Management

Planning Effective Instruction  Diversity Responsive Methods and Management Author Kay M. Price
ISBN-10 9781337564847
Release 2018-01-01
Pages 50
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PLANNING EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTION: DIVERSITY RESPONSIVE METHODS AND MANAGEMENT, 6th Edition, translates best practice research into practical suggestions for diversity responsive teaching in the classroom. The book is organized around a framework that clarifies the enormous task of being a diversity responsive teacher by helping focus teachers' efforts in planning for diversity. Readers see that what they teach, how they teach, and the context for teaching interact to bring about the success of all students. Written lesson and activity plans that incorporate diversity responsive techniques guide and save time for future instructors. The book -- which integrates InTASC Standards and includes learning objectives -- provides resources and exercises that both lay the foundation for readers' future work and prove useful as tools that they can reference throughout their teaching careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



What Really Works in Secondary Education

What Really Works in Secondary Education Author Wendy W. Murawski
ISBN-10 9781483390369
Release 2015-02-24
Pages 368
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Research-Based Practical Strategies for Every Teacher What Works in Secondary Education compiles the advice of experts who not only know the theory behind certain educational practices, but also have experience in the secondary classroom. In each user-friendly chapter, key information on a topic vital to secondary educators is boiled down and presented in a straightforward way. Whether you’re a new educator, or just seeking to build new skills, you’ll benefit from Insight into a handful of innovative topics in instruction; including using technology, UDL, co-teaching, and assessment Novel approaches for classroom management and strategies to engage students Useful reproducibles and resources for every topic area



Public Relations for School Leaders

Public Relations for School Leaders Author Larry W. Hughes
ISBN-10 0205306233
Release 2000
Pages 230
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This book is a departure from the traditional school public relations text. It not only provides a solid conceptual and research base in public relations for school leaders, it also demonstrates how these concepts can be practically implemented and put to good effect in the school systems. Exercises and concepts are drawn from school life. Concepts are presented, developed, and applied. Case studies that conclude most chapters are based on actual experiences. For anyone interested in public relations and the politics of education.



Teaching Elementary Social Studies

Teaching Elementary Social Studies Author James J. Zarrillo
ISBN-10 013256551X
Release 2011-03
Pages 380
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Learn how to meet the needs of the diverse students in your first classroom through this unique elementary social studies methods textbook. With a unifying theme of diversity, it emphasizes differentiated instruction and meeting the needs of all students, including special attention to English learners, children with mild learning disabilities, and gifted students. Chapters on differentiated instruction (Chapter 4) and culturally-responsive teaching (Chapter 5) provide a strong foundation and context for the strategies and teaching tips that follow in later chapters. Reflecting the national trends toward standards-based instruction and greater utilization of technology, this book is a great resource for your first classroom and beyond. Read and reference this text for comprehensive coverage including new chapters on teaching geography and the literacy and social studies connection, as well as existing chapters on the history and current status of social studies; lesson and unit planning; cooperative learning; critical thinking; technology; assessment; integrating the language arts, the visual arts, and the performing arts; citizenship education; history and geography; and the other social sciences. Finally, instructors and students have praised earlier editions of this book because of its pragmatic and accessible style.



Born to Talk

Born to Talk Author Lloyd M. Hulit
ISBN-10 0133783758
Release 2014-02-14
Pages 528
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the bound book With its primary focus on language development, Born to Talk, 6/e provides a comprehensive, contemporary, reader-friendly look at the many new and exciting contributions to the information about human language acquisition. In it, readers keep informed of the complex array of topics that provide the foundation for human communication and its development from birth through young adulthood. It is the ideal resource for students and practitioners in speech-language pathology, early childhood education, general education, special education, and related disciplines. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video to illustrate key concepts and pop-up assessments to help students assess their proficiency. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. The Enhanced Pearson eText may be purchased stand-alone or with a loose-leaf version of the text for 40-65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0133783758 / 9780133783759 Born to Talk: An Introduction to Speechand Language Development with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133351947 / 9780133351941 Born to Talk: An Introduction to Speech and Language Development 0133585255 / 9780133585254 Born to Talk: An Introduction to Speech and Language Development, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card



Learning in the Fast Lane

Learning in the Fast Lane Author Suzy Pepper Rollins
ISBN-10 9781416618713
Release 2014-04-10
Pages 175
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Too often, students who fail a grade or a course receive remediation that ends up widening rather than closing achievement gaps. According to veteran classroom teacher and educational consultant Suzy Pepper Rollins, the true answer to supporting struggling students lies in acceleration. In Learning in the Fast Lane, she lays out a plan of action that teachers can use to immediately move underperforming students in the right direction and differentiate instruction for all learners--even those who excel academically. This essential guide identifies eight high-impact, research-based instructional approaches that will help you * Make standards and learning goals explicit to students. * Increase students' vocabulary--a key to their academic success. * Build students' motivation and self-efficacy so that they become active, optimistic participants in class. * Provide rich, timely feedback that enables students to improve when it counts. * Address skill and knowledge gaps within the context of new learning. Students deserve no less than the most effective strategies available. These hands-on, ready-to-implement practices will enable you to provide all students with compelling, rigorous, and engaging learning experiences.



The Art of Leadership

The Art of Leadership Author George Manning
ISBN-10 9780077723798
Release 2014-02-21
Pages 608
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The Art of Leadership, 5th edition is based on two ideas. Leadership will take place to the extent the leader cares about the work to be done. Equally important, the leader must care about people. Neither of these qualities is sufficient without the other, and neither can be false. People know when the leader cares. When the leader is committed to the task and is concerned about people, these qualities serve as magnets and motivators to followers, and their potential for achievement becomes enormous. Leadership is an art that can be developed through mastery of nine key areas of success. The successful leader must possess knowledge and skills in the following areas: understanding leadership variables, the power of vision, the importance of ethics, the empowerment of people, leadership principles, understanding people, multiplying effectiveness, developing others, and performance management. The difference between most other leadership texts and The Art of Leadership, 5th edition can be compared to the difference between a lecture and a seminar. Although both are good educational vehicles, the lecture is better for conveying large amounts of information, while the seminar is better for developing skills and attitudes. A good lecture is interesting and builds knowledge, while a good seminar is stimulating and builds competency. Without sacrificing either theoretical foundation or important content, the fifth edition of The Art of Leadership emphasizes the interactive, seminar approach to learning.



Learning and Cognition

Learning and Cognition Author Michael E. Martinez
ISBN-10 9780134470948
Release 2017-11-13
Pages 416
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. What is the design of the mind? What does that design imply for education? This comprehensive and engaging introduction to human learning and its applications to education focuses on these vital questions by exploring the theories of knowledge, complex cognition, and human intelligence, presenting a clear and interesting overview of the human mind through multiple theoretical lenses. The author delineates how the mind has a clear design, or architecture, that explains simple acts of memory and complex cognition, to highly creative acts and leaps of scientific or artistic insight. Topics covered throughout the text include: memory, motivation, cognitive development, the brain, and intelligence. Unique to this text, the author has provided an interdisciplinary chapter dedicated to theories of knowledge, extended coverage of expert-novice differences and talent development, and a chapter devoted to intelligence. Readers will appreciate special features like Learning Strategies which cover specific application of the theories to classroom practice, and Interest Magnets which explore fascinating topics such as photographic memory, sleep learning, and Einstein’s brain. Written like a narrative, Learning and Cognition: The Design of the Mind will delight its readers’ interest and attention as they learn about the theories of human learning and cognition and the improvement of the mind through education.