How To Use Standards In The Classroom

Author: Douglas E. Harris
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416615946
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This guide is for teachers who seek a model and processes for designing standards-based units of study to use in their classrooms. Douglas Harris and Judy Carr share their experiences with standards-based learning and offer practical examples of how to develop standards into units of study. The model and process they describe in this book help readers in choosing and coordinating standards, topics, products and performances, assessment criteria exemplars, and scoring guides.

The Teachers Standards In The Classroom

Author: Roy Blatchford
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1526414651
Size: 16.78 MB
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This text is written to support teachers and trainee teachers to interpret the Standards effectively and independently, as well as how to apply them to their teaching.

Classroom Assessment And The National Science Education Standards

Author: Center for Education
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 030906998X
Size: 66.95 MB
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The National Science Education Standards address not only what students should learn about science but also how their learning should be assessed. How do we know what they know? This accompanying volume to the Standards focuses on a key kind of assessment: the evaluation that occurs regularly in the classroom, by the teacher and his or her students as interacting participants. As students conduct experiments, for example, the teacher circulates around the room and asks individuals about their findings, using the feedback to adjust lessons plans and take other actions to boost learning. Focusing on the teacher as the primary player in assessment, the book offers assessment guidelines and explores how they can be adapted to the individual classroom. It features examples, definitions, illustrative vignettes, and practical suggestions to help teachers obtain the greatest benefit from this daily evaluation and tailoring process. The volume discusses how classroom assessment differs from conventional testing and grading-and how it fits into the larger, comprehensive assessment system.

The Curriculum Bridge

Author: Pearl G. Solomon
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452272840
Size: 30.65 MB
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This comprehensive resource provides teachers with solid guidelines for choosing standards and designing a curriculum that balances the needs of students with federal mandates.

Technology Integration For Meaningful Classroom Use A Standards Based Approach

Author: Katherine Cennamo
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285687345
Size: 71.33 MB
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Updated and streamlined for easier use, TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION FOR MEANINGFUL CLASSROOM USE: A STANDARDS-BASED APPROACH, Second Edition, equips readers with the knowledge, creative and critical thinking skills, and confidence needed to become self-directed learners who can successfully navigate the constantly changing environment of technology integration in the classroom. Using the principles of self-directed learning as its foundation, the book aims to help readers learn to evaluate and reflect on professional practice to make informed decisions regarding the use of technology in support of student learning. The first educational technology book organized around the 2008 National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T) developed by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), this standards-based approach provides the framework for developing, modeling, and teaching the skills and knowledge necessary for integrating technology in authentic teaching and learning. An end-of-book supplement provides examples of technology integration in practice within specific content areas, guided by the national standards that apply to each content domain. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Performance Standards And Authentic Learning

Author: Allan A. Glatthorn
Publisher: Eye On Education
ISBN: 9781883001711
Size: 41.69 MB
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This practical guide for classroom teachers demonstrates how to implement a standards-based curriculum, develop performance tasks, teach to those tasks, and use performance assessments.

Visible Thinking In The K 8 Mathematics Classroom

Author: Ted H. Hull
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412992052
Size: 17.98 MB
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The authors provide instructional strategies for maximizing students' mathematics comprehension through interactive visual thinking. Included are grade-specific sample problems and concrete examples of each strategy.

How To Align Literacy Instruction Assessment And Standards

Author: Nancy L. Akhavan
Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books
ISBN: 9780325006628
Size: 41.75 MB
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Grades K-6 Foreword by Yvonne S. Freeman In this book, Nancy Akhavan details the stories and strategies that enabled her school to move from "under-performing" status to one in which students achieve and teachers have a whole new understanding of targeted instruction, sensitive assessment, and meaningful curriculum. There is much to appreciate in what she says, from her attention to "thinking small" and understanding the power of the details, her emphasis on planning and goal-setting, to the seriousness with which she takes the standards and incorporates them into the life of the classroom. Drawing on the work of the best in the business, Lucy Calkins, David and Yvonne Freeman, and Tony Alvarado, Akhavan made professional development the heartbeat of her school as she helped her faculty understand that their work begins and ends with continuous assessment of their students. Now she helps readers of her book learn: how child-centered assessment leads to strategic instruction how to best support multilingual learners how to organize for yearlong learning how to think through precise workshop instruction in minilessons how to develop meaningful curriculum around units of study how to create a vibrant school community where standards and accountability stem from regular assessment and examination of instructional practices. Akhavan provides immediately useful information for any elementary teacher, principal, or curriculum developer. Read her book and understand how to use standards as a way to connect meaningful instruction to students, not as a bar that students have to reach or a barrier to real teaching and learning.

Succeeding With Standards

Author: Judy F. Carr
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 0871205092
Size: 73.76 MB
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Discusses how to link all aspects of local curriculum to state and national standards and explains the eleven components involved in the standards-linking process.