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Differentiated Assessment Strategies One Tool Doesn't Fit All

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ISBN-10: 0761988912

ISBN-13: 9780761988915

Edition: 2005

Authors: Carolyn Chapman, Rita S. King

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" Differentiated Assessment Strategies is a bible for assessment strategies that you will keep nearby for easy reference in planning and implementing classroom assessment. The use of this book will take away the mystery on how to guide and monitor students performances." From the Foreword by Marti Richardson, NSDC Past President Empower students to self-assess and improve performance with these ready-to-use assessment strategies and tools! Do you have a full toolbox to gather ongoing assessment information to pinpoint student needs and plan instruction? Do you believe a students interests can leverage academic success? Would you like to help your students grow as reflective self-assessing thinkers? With this classroom-friendly guide, youll become a better teacher as you learn to assess students before, during, and after instruction. Packed with tools, surveys, checklists, questionnaires, assignments, organizers, guidelines, and rubrics, Differentiated Assessment Strategies addresses informal as well as formal assessments, and assessments before, during, and after learning for learners of all types and levels, including K-12, special needs, and gifted students. In addition to application of the latest research, youll become skilled in novel assessment tools that provide immediate feedback. Chapman and King provide ready-to-use tools to: Evaluate and activate students prior knowledge Transform homework into rich learning opportunities Draw higher order thinking from ALL students Assess learning to offer feedback to students Assess learner preferences, as well as cognitive styles and multiple intelligences Determine student comprehension and requirements for reteaching Build students' metacognitive power to self-assess their own learning Use assessment strategies to build a positive learning culture and energize your students!
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Book details

List price: $37.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 11/17/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Carolyn Chapman is an international educational consultant, author, and teacher who has taught in kindergarten to college classrooms. Her interactive, hands-on professional development training sessions challenge educators to use strategies that ensure success for learners of all ages. Carolyn has written many books about differentiated instruction, multiple intelligences, multiple assessments, and the brain-compatible classroom. She is co-author with Gayle Gregory of the landmark Corwin book Differentiated Instructional Strategies: One Size Doesn't Fit All.

Rita King hasnbsp;more thannbsp;20 years of teacher training experience and administrative experience as principal and director of Middle Tennessee State University's teacher training program in the laboratory school. Most recently, she was an adjunct professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the university. She now consults internationally in the areas of multiple intelligences, practical applications of brain-based research, differentiated learning, reading and writing strategies, mathematics instruction, creating effective learning environments, and strategies for test success. She is the coauthor of Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Reading in the Content Areas, Differentiated Instructional Strategies for Writing in the Content Areas, and Differentiated Assessment Strategies: One Tool Doesn't Fit All.

Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Foreword
Introduction: One Tool Doesn't Fit All
Bringing Brain Research Into Practice With Differentiated Assessment
Creating a Climate for Assessment
Knowing the Learner
Assessing Before and During Learning
Assessing After the Learning
Assessing Learning in Differentiated Instructional Models and Strategies
Differentiating Assessment in the Age of Accountability
Pulling it All Together: Planning Differentiated Assessment
References
Index