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From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps: Tools for Assessing Student Learning / Edition 3

From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps: Tools for Assessing Student Learning / Edition 3

by Kathleen B. Burke
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Practical tools for translating standards to rubrics and ensuring high student achievement!

Burke’s six-step process helps educators create tasks that promote learning for all students and write rubrics linked straight to the requirements of state standards. Featuring templates and sample tasks, rubrics, and units, this updated bestseller shows educators how to create more complex performance tasks, work in grade-level or vertical teams, and:

  • Apply the six-step process to link teaching and assessment to standards
  • Build their own tasks, checklists, and rubrics
  • Differentiate for special needs within standards-linked tasks
  • Share checklists and rubrics with students for ongoing formative assessment and self-assessment

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781412987011
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 10/18/2010
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kay Burkehas served as an award-winning classroom teacher and a school administrator, university instructor, and international professional developer. She works with Kay Burke & Associates, LLC, to provide workshops for teachers and administrators in standards-based learning, performance assessment, classroom management, mentoring, and portfolio development. For the past 18 years, Burke has presented at state and national conferences such as ASCD, NSDC, NAESP, NASSP, NMSA, and IRA as well as international conferences in Canada and Australia. She is the author of 10 professional development books and coauthor of a college textbook on assessment. Corwin Press published Burke's best-selling From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps: Tools for Assessing Student Learning, K–8 (2006), a 2007 finalist for the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing presented by the Association of Educational Publishers. Other books published by Corwin Press include How to Assess Authentic Learning, Fourth Edition (2005) and What to Do With the Kid Who: Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline and Responsibility in the Classroom (Third Edition).

Table of Contents

About the Author
1. Target the Standards
2. Find the Big Ideas
3. Organize Teacher Checklists
4. Create Performance Tasks
5. Develop Student Checklists
6. Design Teaching Rubrics
7. Final Thoughts

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