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Assessing Middle and High School Mathematics & Science
Differentiating Formative Assessment





ISBN 9781596671492
Published April 22, 2010 by Routledge
144 Pages

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For middle and high school teachers of mathematics and science, this book is filled with examples of instructional strategies that address students’ readiness levels, interests, and learning preferences. It shows teachers how to formatively assess their students by addressing differentiated learning targets.

Included are detailed examples of differentiated formative assessment schedules, plus tips on how to collaborate with others to improve assessment processes. Teachers will learn how to adjust instruction for the whole class, for small groups, and for individuals. They will also uncover step-by-step procedures for creating their own lessons infused with opportunities to formatively assess students who participate in differentiated learning activities.

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Sheryn Spencer Waterman is an educational consultant and instructional coach who specializes in curriculum design, differentiation, assessment, literacy, and mentoring. Her many accomplishments include Teacher of the Year in two schools, National Board Certification (renewed 2007), and Founding Fellow for the Teacher's Network Leadership Institute. She came to the field of education after a career as a psychotherapist and consultant. She has contributed to many local, state, regional, and national projects to promote quality teaching, and she is working on a doctorate in teacher education at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.