Back to Assessment and Student Success in a Differentiated Classroom
Make assessments more valid, reliable, and student-centered by differentiating them to your students' readiness, interest, and learning preference. The leading expert on differentiation, Carol Ann Tomlinson, joins measurement and assessment expert Tonya R. Moon to provide you with an in-depth understanding of how to improve your assessment process in all grade levels and subject areas. Discover how to use pre-assessments, formative assessments, summative assessments, grading, and report cards to differentiate teaching. And get a framework for assessment that helps you
- Increase students' interest and motivation.
- Clarify your understanding about what is most important to teach.
- Identify students’ individual similarities and differences so you can reach more students, more effectively.
- Decrease assessment error and teacher bias.
Detailed scenarios illustrate how differentiation helps you maintain a consistent focus on the essential knowledge, understandings, and skills that all students must acquire—no matter what their starting points in learning.
(ASCD Premium, Select, and Institutional Plus Member book, September 2013) 8" x 10", 175 pages.