Back to Instruction That Measures Up: Successful Teaching in the Age of Accountability (EBOOK)
Teaching in today’s schools is different, and teachers have to know what to do to help their students come out as winners in a test-pressured environment. Here’s a book that explains how to do that with a practical framework for teaching in the accountability age. Understand why current circumstances have forever changed how to make instructional decisions and explore a simple and sensible way to
- Get clear about what you absolutely have to teach.
- Make sure you’re teaching essential content the right way.
- Monitor students to determine whether or not they’re learning.
- Evaluate your instructional approaches to keep students on track.
Renowned expert W. James Popham provides lots of tips for teaching an accountability-based curriculum, including
- Four kinds of instructional decisions that every teacher must learn to make.
- Types of assessments all teachers should be familiar with.
- A way to develop an effective instructional plan for every student.
- Techniques that ensure formative assessment promotes student engagement.
- A reasonable, responsible approach to mandated standards and benchmarks.
- Ways to accurately gauge instructional effectiveness and document teacher success.
(ASCD E-Book, 2009) Downloadable PDF File.
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