The School Leader's Guide to Formative Assessment: Using Data to Improve Student and Teacher Achievement

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This user-friendly guide shows school leaders how to use formative assessment to improve both student and teacher achievement. With step-by-step information and practical examples, this book will help you develop better assessments that will transform your school. You will...

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The School Leader's Guide to Formative Assessment: Using Data to Improve Student and Teacher Achievement

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Overview

This user-friendly guide shows school leaders how to use formative assessment to improve both student and teacher achievement. With step-by-step information and practical examples, this book will help you develop better assessments that will transform your school. You will learn:

  • The advantages of formative assessment
  • When and why to use formative assessment
  • How to develop valid and reliable assessments
  • How to mimic the state assessment schedule
  • How to organize and use data effectively
  • How to use data to develop teacher leaders
  • The appendix features more than ten pages of handy reproducibles that will help you implement formative assessments immediately (also available as free downloads www.routledge.com/9781596672468).
  • A curriculum pacing guide
  • A presentation template to explain formative assessment to your staff
  • A non-mastery report
  • A class item analysis graph
  • A class profile graph
  • A student questionnaire, and more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781596672468
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/31/2013
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,355,095
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Todd Stanley has been a classroom teacher for the past seventeen years in a myriad of positions. He is currently the Gifted Coordinator for Reynoldsburg City Schools in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

Dr. Jana Alig has been a special education teacher, a general education teacher, a gifted cluster teacher, an educational consultant, a district special education coordinator, and an elementary principal. She is currently the director of elementary education for Reynoldsburg City Schools in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Why Use Formative Assessments?
Chapter 2 - How You Can Use Formative Assessment
Chapter 3 - Developing Valid and Reliable Assessments
Chapter 4 - Creating the Assessment Environment
Chapter 5 - Organizing and Using Data Effectively
Chapter 6 - Transforming the School
Chapter 7 - Final Words of Advice
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