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- SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 36.95
Build the bridge from data collection to improved instruction Students are people?not data. How can you use assessment data to focus on reaching every student? This book shows how to develop a common language for sharing all students? progress with all teachers and leaders, and how to use ongoing assessment to inform instruction. Based on worldwide... more...
- Beacon Press 2004; US$ 16.00
Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school.' In this new collection... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 29.00
Explains in a very comprehensible and entertaining way the main findings of the first existing academic research on world scouting, the largest young movement in the planet. Using new data and storytelling, the work revisits how scouting started, showing its informal launching and its historical evolution throughout the twentieth century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
This book focuses on dilemmas inherent in the practice of assessment in the contemporary context. New forms of assessment are being introduced in all sectors of education and training, and the culture of assessment is shifting. The authors in this volume discuss the practice of assessment, reporting empirical research on modes of assessment within... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 20.95
It's no secret that fun is important to American college students, but it is unusual for scholars to pay attention to how undergraduates represent and reflect on their partying. Linguist and anthropologist Chaise LaDousa explores the visual manifestations of collegiate fun in a Midwestern college town... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
The emergence of the new 14-19 sector raises huge learning and teaching issues for both schools and colleges of further education. A new generation of skilled and flexible professionals will need to be trained and re-trained. Teachers in both sectors are understandably nervous about the impending changes. Covering everything a teacher needs to know... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 119.00
This book describes research on low-literate, poor buyers and sellers in subsistence marketplaces, the consequent development of an innovative marketplace literacy educational program that enables consumer and entrepreneurial literacy, and implications of the research and the educational program for business, education, and a variety of disciplines... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 18.99
The pressure is on at schools across America. In recent years, reforms such as No Child Left Behind have created a new vision of education that emphasizes provable results, uniformity, and greater attention for floundering students. Schools are expected to behave more like businesses and judged almost solely on the bottom line: test scores. To... more...
- ASCD 2011; US$ 26.95
In this follow-up to the best-selling Transformative Assessment, W. James Popham focuses on the decisions involved in the planning and implementation of formative assessment, providing the practical guidance and models you need to turn formative assessment talk into formative assessment action. more...