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If you've ever doubted that it was fair or effective to judge teachers on the basis of student test scores alone, then here's a book that will introduce you to better ways to use measures of student achievement in your teacher assessment system.
The authors take you to four schools to show you how to link teacher performance to student learning by using the following objective measurements:
Appendixes filled with organizers and rubrics give you hands-on ways to adapt the book's methodologies to your own situation.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Regular Member book, 2005) 7" x 9", 176 pages. Also available as an e-book!
In this revised and updated 4th edition, Discipline with Dignity provides in-depth guidance for implementing a proven approach to classroom management that can help students make better choices and teachers be more effective. Emphasizing the importance of mutual respect and self-control, the authors offer specific strategies and techniques for building strong relationships with disruptive students and countering the toxic social circumstances that affect many of them, including dysfunctional families, gangs, and poverty.