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Plus, a series of Student Tools help teach formative assessment strategies that students can use after receiving an assignment, during instruction, while completing work, and before or after a summative assessment.
All tools include clear instructions for use, suggestions for variations, and guidance on next steps. Make sure you get enough copies so every teacher can quickly learn effective ways to improve their assessment practices—leading to more targeted instruction and meaningful learning for all students.
(ASCD Action Tool, 2010) 272 pages.
What specific teacher characteristics and behaviors make a difference in student success? This DVD answers this and other questions about the qualities of effective teachers.
This compelling video brings Eric Jensen’s strategies to life by going in-depth to tell the stories of two elementary schools, Georgetown East Elementary in Annapolis, Maryland, and Blackburn Elementary in Palmetto, Florida, that face the challenge of poverty day in and day out.
(ASCD DVD, 2014) One 45-minute DVD.
What can you do to disrupt poverty in your school and turn it into a high-achieving school? In this DVD, William Parrett and Kathleen Budge look at secondary schools that are pushing impoverished students to high achievement. Learn what these schools do to help students succeed and how you and your school can adopt the same practices to disrupt the cycle of poverty and lift students to achievement.