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2013 Conference on Educational Leadership
Thomas Guskey, Bob Marzano, Eric Jensen, and others convene in Las Vegas, Nev., November 1–3, to present on the pressing issues facing education leaders.
Assessment Resource Roundup
The Whole Child Blog provides a directory of tips and forums for developing assessment practices, including the Assessment for Learning community ning.
What Does a Differentiated Grade Book Look Like?
Nonacademic factors like personality and compliance can distort grades. Stay true to reporting mastery by focusing on performance, process, and progress.
Tackling Informational Text
The Common Core State Standards emphasize student interaction with increasingly complex informational text and the need for deep comprehension across all content areas. What are the characteristics of informational text, and what skills does it demand of the reader?
Assessment and Differentiation
This issue discusses ways to make assessment fair and meaningful for each student and how to generate assessment data that informs how you will tailor instruction to meet individual student needs.
The Why, What, and When of Assessment
Think about assessment in a differentiated classroom in terms of why assessment might be used, what should be assessed, and when it should occur.
Strategies for Reflective Assessment
Giving students the tools to reflect on their learning provides meaningful feedback to adjust instruction.
Every Day in Every Classroom
When we embrace formative practices, we transform assessment from a static method of measuring learning to a dynamic means of improving teaching.
How Differentiation and Assessment Work at Forest Lake Elementary
Feedback from constant, often observational, formative assessments help teachers differentiate instruction and assessments.
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Differentiating Assessments for Special Needs Students
Appropriately adapted assessments give special needs students the opportunity to shine on more complex tasks.
The Atlantic Launches Dedicated Education Channel
The cultural gadfly turns a sharper eye toward issues in education.
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