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Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Learning Objectives

Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Learning Objectives

Forthcoming

M. Christina Schneider, Robert L. Johnson
August 20, 2018

As student learning objectives become an increasingly prominent approach to setting goals and growth measures in schools, teachers’ competence in formative assessment is essential. Using Formative Assessment to Support Student Learning Objectives introduces current and future educators to SLOs as...

Using Peer Assessment to Inspire Reflection and Learning

Using Peer Assessment to Inspire Reflection and Learning

Forthcoming

Keith Topping
July 26, 2018

There is increasingly strong evidence that K-12 learners who assess each other’s work and then engage in related reflections, discussions, and negotiations benefit mutually from the process. In this practical volume, Keith J. Topping provides suggestions for implementing effective peer assessment...

Using Self-Assessment to Improve Student Learning

Using Self-Assessment to Improve Student Learning

Lois Ruth Harris, Gavin T.L. Brown
April 30, 2018

Using Self-Assessment to Improve Student Learning synthesizes research on self-assessment and translates it into actionable guidelines and principles for pre-service and in-service teachers and for school leaders, teacher educators, and researchers. Situated beyond the simple how-to frameworks...

Using Feedback to Improve Learning

Using Feedback to Improve Learning

Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo, Susan M. Brookhart
October 23, 2017

Despite feedback‘s demonstratively positive effects on student performance, research on the specific components of successful feedback practice is in short supply. In Using Feedback to Improve Learning, Ruiz-Primo and Brookhart offer critical characteristics of feedback strategies to affirm...

Using Students’ Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning

Using Students’ Assessment Mistakes and Learning Deficits to Enhance Motivation and Learning

James H. McMillan
August 21, 2017

Being wrong is an integral part of the assessment process, and understanding how to learn from those mistakes, errors, and misconceptions helps educators and students get the most from their learning experience. In this practical volume, James H. McMillan shows why being wrong (sometimes) is...

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Heidi L. Andrade, Margaret Heritage
July 10, 2017

There is convincing evidence that carefully applied classroom assessments can promote student learning and academic self-regulation. These assessments include, but are not limited to, conversations with students, diagnostic test items, and co-created rubrics used to guide feedback for students...

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