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by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Table of Contents
This ASCD Study Guide is designed to enhance your understanding and application of the information contained in Checking For Understanding, an ASCD book written by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey and published in December 2014.
You can use the study guide before or after you have read the book, or as you finish each chapter. The study questions provided are not meant to cover all aspects of the book, but, rather, to address specific ideas that might warrant further reflection.
Most of the questions contained in this study guide are ones you can think about on your own, but you might consider pairing with a colleague or forming a study group with others who have read (or are reading) Checking For Understanding.
How I can use it …
Noticing Non-Verbal Clues
Constructing Effective Questions
Providing Nonverbal Support
Audience Response Systems
Read, Write, Pair, Share
Electronic and Paper Portfolios
Instructional Materials and Arrangements
Consensus Scoring and Item Analysis
Revising Pacing Guides, Assessments, Re-teaching and Forming Intervention Groups
Checking For Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom, 2nd edition, was written by Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey. This 160-page, 8" x 10" book (Stock #115011; ISBN-13: 978-1-4166-1922-2) is available from ASCD for $20.95 (ASCD member) or $27.95 (nonmember). Copyright © 2014 by ASCD. To order a copy, call ASCD at 1-800-933-2723 (in Virginia 1-703-578-9600) and press 2 for the Service Center. Or buy the book from ASCD's Online Store.
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