Instructional Strategies and Assessment Products

  • Planning, Instruction, and Assessment

    Effective Teaching Practices, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Grant, Jennifer Hindman, James Stronge

    This entry in the James H. Stronge Research-to-Practice Series focuses on specific strategies teachers can use to improve the quality of their instruction. Studies have shown teacher quality to be the top indicator of student achievement, with the effects of good teachers apparent even as students…

    Paperback – 2010-01-21
    Routledge

  • Critical Thinking and Formative Assessments

    Increasing the Rigor in Your Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Todd Stanley, Betsy Moore

    Develop your students' critical thinking skills and prepare them to perform competitively in the classroom, on state tests, and beyond. In this book, Moore and Stanley show you how to effectively instruct your students to think on higher levels, and how to assess their progress. As states implement…

    Paperback – 2009-10-07
    Routledge

  • Test Less Assess More

    A K-8 Guide to Formative Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Mc Coll, Leighangela Brady

    Learn assessment strategies that provide you with a real representation of student progress – without the need for excessive testing. In Test Less, Assess More: A K-8 Guide to Formative Assessment, authors Leighangela Brady and Lisa McColl show you how to turn daily classroom lessons and…

    Paperback – 2009-09-16
    Routledge

  • Student Achievement Goal Setting

    Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Leslie Grant, James Stronge

    The first book in the James H. Stronge Research-to-Practice series focuses on improving student achievement through academic goal setting. It offers the tools and plan of action to use performance data to improve instructional practice and increase student achievement.…

    Paperback – 2009-03-11
    Routledge

  • Differentiating Assessment in Middle and High School English and Social Studies

    1st Edition

    By Sheryn Spencer-Waterman

    This book by Sheryn Spencer Waterman follows the bestselling Handbook on Differentiated Instruction for Middle and High Schools. With numerous examples and strategies, it is an all-inclusive manual on assessing student readiness, interests, learning and thinking styles. It includes examples of:-…

    Paperback – 2009-03-09
    Routledge

  • Differentiating Assessment in Middle and High School Mathematics and Science

    1st Edition

    By Sheryn Spencer-Waterman

    This book by Sheryn Spencer Waterman follows the bestselling Handbook on Differentiated Instruction for Middle and High Schools. With numerous examples and strategies, it is an all-inclusive manual on assessing student readiness, interests, learning and thinking styles. It includes examples of:…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge

  • How the Best Teachers Avoid the 20 Most Common Teaching Mistakes

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Breaux

    For new teachers and veterans, mentors, instructional coaches, and staff developers, this book shows you how the best teachers avoid and correct the 20 most common teaching mistakes. Clear, direct, and passionate, this book provides tools to help you take charge of your classroom, yourself, your…

    Paperback – 2009-01-30
    Routledge

  • Differentiating By Student Learning Preferences

    Strategies and Lesson Plans, 1st Edition

    By Joni Turville

    This book shows teachers how to differentiate instruction based on their students’ learning preferences. Included are strategies and lesson plans for visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners; analytical, practical and creative learners; and multiple intelligences, etc. Also included are over 50…

    Paperback – 2008-06-18
    Routledge

  • Short Cycle Assessment

    Improving Student Achievement Through Formative Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Susan Lang, Betsy Moore, Todd Stanley

    This book shows you how to improve student achievement by providing them with frequent feedback on their work. It provides a step-by-step process to help you -Write good questions that asses student learning-Design your own formative assessments-Administer short-cycle assessments-Analyze and use…

    Paperback – 2008-02-21
    Routledge

  • Formative Assessment for English Language Arts

    A Guide for Middle and High School Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Amy Benjamin

    This book demonstrates how formative assessments, unlike standardized tests, provide the kind of communication between teachers and students that help teachers make instructional decisions to improve student performance.…

    Paperback – 2008-02-06
    Routledge

  • Differentiated Instruction for K-8 Math and Science

    Ideas, Activities, and Lesson Plans, 1st Edition

    By Mary Hamm, Dennis Adams

    This book offers practical recommendations to reach every student in a K-8 classroom. Research-based and written in a teacher-friendly style, it will help teachers with classroom organization and lesson planning in math and science. Included are math and science games, activities, ideas, and lesson…

    Paperback – 2008-01-23
    Routledge

  • But I'm Not a Reading Teacher

    Strategies for Literacy Instruction in the Content Areas, 1st Edition

    By Amy Benjamin

    This book shows content area teachers in middle and high schools how to boost student achievement by including lessons and strategies which focus on students' reading comprehension without detracting from content area focus. These mini-lessons and strategies are research-based and address the…

    Paperback – 2007-04-30
    Routledge

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