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Improving Student Learning One Teacher at a Time
Jane E. Pollock
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About This Book
The most important factor affecting student learning isn’t standards, textbooks, or testing--it’s teachers. And when it comes to improving learning, research has shown teachers what works. But the real challenge comes when it’s time to do what works and do it well. In this book, Jane E. Pollock explains how making the right adjustments in four critical areas of practice—curriculum, instruction, assessment, and feedback—can help any teacher improve student learning significantly. Here, you’ll find out how to
Along with step-by-step procedures, practical guidelines, and specific models, this book features the voices of individual teachers who share their experience using the author’s “Big Four” approach. Like them, you may find it’s the missing link you need to transform your pedagogy and achieve unprecedented levels of both student success and professional satisfaction.
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About the Author
JANE E. POLLOCK works in the areas of assessment, grading and record keeping, curriculum and instruction, and supervision. Her previous school and district positions include classroom teacher, district K–12 curriculum coordinator, and state department staff development coordinator. She is the director of Learning Horizon, Inc., and an adjunct faculty member for the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Buffalo State College, State University of New York, Viterbo College, Alverno College, and the International Teacher Training Center in Miami and London.
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