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  • Effective Grading Practices for Secondary Teachersby David T. Nagel

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 28.95

    Enacting an effective grading system that emphasizes the secondary student?s learning process! The book is written in an articulate and direct format that highlights successful practices, programs and activities that support effective implementation of changing grading systems. Providing research of grading reforms that were enacted... more...

  • Effective Grading Practices for Secondary Teachersby David T. Nagel

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 28.95

    "Informative and pragmatic, this book is spot on with analysis of this elephant in the room issue.  Dave Nagel uses both empathy and humor in getting to the heart of a process to generate real solutions while underscoring the ultimate need for teacher voice in any successful implementation. He provides ready-made strategies for real, impactful change.... more...

  • The Almanac of American Education 2014-2015by Deirdre A. Gaquin; Gwenavere W. Dunn

    Bernan Press 2015; US$ 77.99

    The Almanac of American Education helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education... more...

  • Assessment 3.0by Mark D. Barnes

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 25.95

    Throw out gradebooks and meet the assessment system of the future! Mark Barnes?s formula for feedback, titled SE2R (Summarize, Explain, Redirect, Resubmit), has delivered stunning results to the forward-thinking schools that have tried it. The method in this book will loosen and then break your classroom?s dependence on the ?A-through-F? grading... more...

  • Assessment 3.0by Mark D. Barnes

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 25.95

    "Quality feedback trumps numbers in nearly every scenario.  A number or grade indicates the learning is complete.  The use of SE2R allows educators to get to the heart of instruction...student learning.  It provides a framework for a continuous discussion that is about learning, not an assigned number.  Mark Barnes does a fantastic job of providing... more...

  • Longitudinal Analysisby Lesa Hoffman

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 79.95

    Longitudinal Analysis provides an accessible, application-oriented treatment of introductory and advanced linear models for within-person fluctuation and change. Organized by research design and data type, the text uses in-depth examples to provide a complete description of the model-building process. The core longitudinal models and their extensions... more...

  • Myths in Education, Learning and Teachingby Marcus K. Harmes; Henk Huijser; Patrick Alan Danaher

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This collection brings together international scholars to interrogate a range of educational practices, procedures and policies, around the organizing principle that 'myths' often require critical scrutiny. Engaging with key themes in contemporary global education, the contributors challenge and address educational myths and their consequences. more...

  • Formative Classroom Walkthroughsby Connie M. Moss; Susan M. Brookhart

    ASCD 2015; US$ 29.99

    Learn how schools use formative walkthroughs to reveal evidence of student learning and enable teachers to make informed adjustments that help students succeed. more...

  • The Testby Anya Kamenetz

    PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 25.99

    No sooner is a child walking and talking than the ABCs and 1-2-3s give way to the full-on alphabet soup: the ERBs, the OLSAT, the IQ, the NCLB for AYP, the IEP for ELLs, the CHAT and PDDST for ASD or LD and G&T or ADD and ADHD, the PSATs, then the ACTs and SATs—all designed to assess and monitor a child's readiness for education. In many public schools,... more...

  • Learning to Teach with Assessmentby Heng Jiang

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 54.99

    This ethnography asks the question, what does learning to teach mean to student teachers and to those around them in an exam-driven rural school in China? The author writes of the process of using the assessment as a tool for teacher learning, understanding disadvantaged students in the community of practice, and of beginning teachers seeking their... more...