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Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading

By Tom Schimmer, Pearson- Canada

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 7, 2013


Ten Things that Matter from Assessment to Grading outlines the big ideas of assessment so teachers can prioritize where to refine their practice. Structured in standalone, quick-read chapters, its flexible approach lets readers choose the material that matters most to them. Chapters tackle concepts such as descriptive feedback, differentiated instruction, student ownership and grading accuracy. Classroom examples and teacher accounts are included in each chapter to help illustrate how to translate research to practice. Tips, guided questions, and next steps encourage readers to get started on their own path to fair and balanced assessment and grading.    

Table of Contents

  1. Being the Change Matters
  2. Confidence Matters
  3. Assessment Accuracy Matters
  4. Descriptive Feedback Matters
  5. Differentiated Instruction Matters
  6. Student Ownership Matters
  7. Accurate Grades Matter
  8. Practice Matters
  9. Improvement Matters
  10. Professional Learning Matters

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