Competent Classroom Aligning High School Curriculum, Standards and Assessment - A Creative Teaching Guide

ISBN-10: 0807740225
ISBN-13: 9780807740224
Edition: 2001
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List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

ALLISON ZMUDA began her work in education as a public high school social studies teacher in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Zmuda's focus is to help every educator create a competent classroom-a learning environment where all participants believe it is possible for them to be successful-in which what teachers and students are expected to know and be able to do is challenging, feasible, and worthy of the attempt.

Introduction: Chronicling the Journey
What Does a Competent Classroom Look Like?p. 1
What Drives a Course?p. 12
Are Specific Curricular Goals Aligned with Essential Questions?p. 24
Have Students Been Given the Opportunity to Succeed?p. 30
Why Performance Standards?p. 39
How Are Performance Standards Used to Calculate Grades?p. 59
How Do You Keep a Good Thing Going?p. 73
How Can the Competent Classroom Work Better?p. 86
App. A: American Studies Curriculump. 93
App. B: Performance Standardsp. 102
Referencesp. 113
Indexp. 115
About the Authorsp. 119
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