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Learn how to create purposeful lessons that tap into students’ motivation and help with their goal-setting. Discover lots of different ways to determine what students understand, what is still unclear, and how to use their mistakes to determine what to teach next. Along the way, explore effective forms of oral, written, and peer feedback that improve student performance. Embedded throughout the entire book is an instructional plan that ensures this formative assessment system helps you make better decisions about what types of teaching approaches to use in your classroom.
(ASCD book, 2011) 7" x 9", 150 pages.
Also available as an E-Book!
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