"Shouldn’t our real goal be to increase intellectual engagement so that we are developing kids with a love or learning?" Click or tap on 'Student Engagement', above to open the link to the article in a new window.
This book may be used to assist in embedding this professional development practice over the course of the year. Also, professional development for instructional rounds may be provided for your adminstrators and/or teacher teams. Contact Jenny for more information. Click on the image to read a review of the book from Harvard's Graduate School of Education.
This document provides teachers and administrators grade band progressions of the standards, overviews of each grade level with expectations and standards by domain and clusters for each grade level K - 8.
Promoting Positive Change
"Dan and Chip Heath have done it again ... Any leader looking to create change in his organization need not look beyond this little book. It is packed with examples and hands-on tools that will get you moving right away. And it is really a fun read." - BusinessWeek
Assessment, Grading & Reporting
Educators who are beginning to build collective knowledge about common assessments, grading and reporting, formative assessments, and other assessment topics will find this book invaluable. It is one stop for understanding a comprehensive and balanced assessment system. The great assessment thinkers, from Stiggins and Guskey to Reeves and O'Connor contribute to this work, giving the field a common vision of assessment.