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Proven Programs in Education: Classroom Management and Assessment

Proven Programs in Education: Classroom Management and Assessment

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Foreword by Marcia L. Tate

May 2014 | 160 pages | Corwin

Evidence-based best practices that improve classroom environments and assessment techniques!

If your goal is a smoother-running, participatory classroom and improved student achievement, you’ll find essential best practices in this new resource, edited by a renowned education scholar, Robert Slavin . 

Dr. Robert Slavin, Professor and Chairman of the Success for All Foundation, has gathered insights and findings from 26 leading education researchers, presented in succinct chapters focused on key aspects of teaching and classroom management practice. Readers will find:

  • Strategies for assessment that address formative approaches, differentiated classrooms, the role of feedback in the assessment process, adaptation for the Common Core, and more
  • Proven techniques for classroom management, including immediate, positive steps that teachers can take
  • User-friendly content supported by quick-read charts and graphs

Drawing from the leading international experts in the field of teaching and originally  published in the journal Better: Evidence-Based Education, this is a valuable new resource for education leaders at all levels.

Marcia L. Tate
Robert Slavin
About the Editor
Carol Ann Tomlinson and Tonya Moon
Chapter 1. Assessment in a Differentiated Classroom
Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Chapter 2. Formative Assessments in High Schools
Steve Higgins
Chapter 3. Formative Assessment and Feedback to Learners
Susan Brookhart
Chapter 4. Multiple Measures in Classroom Assessment
Heidi Andrade
Chapter 5. Promoting Learning and Achievement Through Self-Assessment
W. James Popham
Chapter 6. Exposing the Imbalance in "Balanced Assessment"
Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins
Chapter 7. Do We Need an Assessment Overhaul?
Margaret Heritage
Chapter 8. Formative Assessment: An Enabler of Learning
Albert Oosterhof
Chapter 9. Upgrading High-Stakes Assessments
Sandra McNally
Chapter 10. England Versus Wales: Education Performance and Accountability
David Andrews
Chapter 11. In Search of Feasible Fidelity
Steve Fleischman
Chapter 12. Before Choosing, Ask Three Questions
Thomas Kratochwill, Rachel DeRoos, and Samantha Blair
Chapter 13. What Works in Classroom Management
Robert Slavin
Chapter 14. Good Instruction Is Good Classroom Management
Inge Poole and Carolyn Evertson
Chapter 15. Am I the Only One Struggling With Classroom Management?
Regina Oliver
Chapter 16. Classroom Management: What Teachers Should Know
H. Jerome Freiberg
Chapter 17. From Tourists to Citizens
Angie Pohl and Karen Storm
Chapter 18. Promoting Engagement With Check & Connect
Saul Axelrod
Chapter 19. Dealing With Classroom Management Problems
Judy Hutchings
Chapter 20. Support for Teachers Around the World
Catherine Bradshaw
Chapter 21. Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports
Edward Feil, Andy Frey, and Annemieke Golly
Chapter 22. First Step to Success for Preschool Children
Claudia Fischer and Karen Rieck
Chapter 23. Improving Teaching in Science and Mathematics
Allen Thurston, Peter Tymms, Christine Merrell, and Nora Conlin
Chapter 24. Improving Reading and Math Achievement Across a Whole District
Marilyn Friend and Tammy Barron
Chapter 25. Co-Teaching: Inclusion and Increased Student Achievement
Nancy Frey and Douglas Fisher
Chapter 26. Implementing Response to Instruction and Intervention With Older Students
Kristi Santi and David Francis
Chapter 27. Teaching English Language Learners in Inclusion Settings
Key features
  • Collection of practical articles on best practices in education by the premier researchers and authors in the US and UK. The existing proposal offers the benefit of many points of view (even with the best of intentions books written by one author tend to reflect a particular point of view) while the rigorous article structure and editing have kept the brevity and clarity that readers will value.
  • Introduction for each volume written by a leading expert practitioner from the field. The plan is to approach national teachers of the year and other K-12 educators who have built great reputations.
  • First article in each volume is by Bob Slavin to set the tone and focus of each book
  • Each article includes a call-out box for “What We Know” (a summary of the main points of the article) and Further Readings

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