Advancing Formative Assessment in Every Classroom A Guide for Instructional Leaders

ISBN-10: 1416609113
ISBN-13: 9781416609117
Edition: 2009
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List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development
Publication date: 12/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Formative assessment is one of the best ways to increase student learning and enhance teacher quality. But effective formative assessment is not part of most classrooms, largely because teachers misunderstand what it is and don't have the necessary skills to implement it. In this practical guide for school leaders, authors Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart define formative assessment as an active, continual process in which teachers and students work together--every day, every minute--to gather evidence of learning, always keeping in mind three guiding questions: Where am I going? Where am I now? What strategy or strategies can help me get to where I need to go? Chapters focus on the six elements of formative assessment: (1) sharing learning targets and criteria for success, (2) feedback that feeds forward, (3) student goal setting, (4) student self-assessment, (5) strategic teacher questioning, and (6) engaging students in asking effective questions. Using specific examples based on their extensive work with teachers, the authors provide * "Strategic talking points" and "conversation starters" to address common misconceptions about formative assessment; * Practical classroom strategies to share with teachers; * Ways to model the elements of formative assessment in conversations with teachers about their professional learning; * "What if" scenarios and advice for how to deal with them; and * Questions for reflection to gauge understanding and progress. As Moss and Brookhart emphasize, the goal is not to "do" formative assessment, but to embrace a major cultural change that moves away from teacher-led instruction to a "partnership of intentional inquiry" between student and teacher, with better teaching and learning as the outcome.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
The Lay of the Land: Essential Elements of the Formative Assessment Process
Leveling the Playing Field: Sharing Learning Targets and Criteria for Success
Shifting from Correcting to Informing: Feedback That Feeds Forward
Achieving More with Focus: Fostering Student Goal Setting
Helping Goal-Setters Become Active Goal-Getters: The Role of Student Self-Assessment
Enriching Classroom Discourse: Planning For and Asking Strategic Questions
Valuing Critical Thinking and Inquiry: Engaging Students in Asking Effective Questions
Creating a Culture of Intentional Learning: Taking Formative Assessment Schoolwide
References
Index
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