Understanding By Design

Author: Grant P. Wiggins
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416600353
Size: 21.64 MB
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Presents a multifaceted model of understanding, which is based on the premise that people can demonstrate understanding in a variety of ways.

The Understanding By Design Guide To Creating High Quality Units

Author: Grant P. Wiggins
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416611495
Size: 10.10 MB
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"The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units is targeted to individuals and groups interested in improving their skills in designing units of study based on the Understanding by Design (UbD) framework. This guide introduces UbD unit design and directs readers through the process. It is organized around a set of modules that move from basic ideas (e.g., the three stages of "backward design") to more complicated elements of unit design (e.g., authentic performance tasks)."--publisher website.

Schooling By Design

Author: Grant P. Wiggins
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416605800
Size: 27.63 MB
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Provides a school reform strategy which focuses on a long-term mission; curriculum and assessment framework; set principles of learning; structures, policies, and staff that follow the mission; ongoing feedback and adjustments; and an effective planning process.

Key Concepts For Understanding Curriculum

Author: Colin J. Marsh
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 041546577X
Size: 22.65 MB
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Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum is an invaluable guide for all involved in curriculum matters. Now fully updated, this revised and enlarged fourth edition provides not only a solid grounding in the subject but also covers the latest trends and issues affecting the field. Written in Marsh's clear and accessible style, the book details the strengths, weaknesses and controversies around major concepts in curriculum, including curriculum planning and development curriculum management teaching perspectives collaborative involvement in curriculum curriculum ideology. Now updated with new chapters on curriculum models, school-based curriculum development, learning studies, ICT developments in assessment, the new edition includes extra detail on standards and essential learning factors that have recently been introduced in a number of countries, including the UK, USA and Australia. This up-to-date edition of a definitive text will be essential reading for anyone involved in curriculum planning or development. It will be especially useful to students training to be teachers, and practising teachers following professional development programmes.

The Practice Of Authentic Plcs

Author: Daniel R. Venables
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452239223
Size: 46.94 MB
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Discover the keys to building effective PLCs Creating an authentic professional learning community requires breaking down the walls of isolation and collaborating to improve student learning, because collectively we are more than the sum of our parts. Grounded in the award-winning author’s foundational work with the Coalition of Essential Schools, this book enables educators to hit the ground running with a research-based process that includes: Setting the foundation for collaboration and team building Facilitating protocols Examining student and teacher work Implementing teacher-designed common formative assessments Analyzing and responding to data

Evidence Based School Counseling

Author: Carey Dimmitt
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294011
Size: 79.19 MB
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Measure the difference you make in students' academic, career, and personal/social development! Aligned with the American School Counselor Association's National Model, this authoritative guide from highly respected counselor educators and trainers gives preservice and inservice counselors the tools to identify evidence-based practices in their field and to use data in designing, implementing, and evaluating programs and interventions. With vignettes and recommendations in every chapter, this book offers skill-building guidelines for: Analyzing outcome research to inform planning Carrying out action research and building collaborative partnerships Measuring student learning and behavior change Communicating results to stakeholders, and more

Using Reading To Teach A World Language

Author: Donna Spangler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317525906
Size: 53.35 MB
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To help your students learn a world language, don’t forget the power of reading! In this practical book from Donna Spangler and John Alex Mazzante, you’ll gain a variety of strategies and activities that you can use to teach students to read in a world language, boosting their comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency. Perfect for any age or proficiency level, these classroom-ready activities can easily be adapted to suit your needs! Special features: A discussion of the challenges to teaching reading in the world language classroom A variety of adaptable pre-reading, during-reading, and post-reading strategies and activities for students across grade levels and languages Essential tips for cultivating vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension Reader’s Theater – a special chapter of strategies for implementing this exciting technique A list of helpful websites and apps for world language teachers Useful appendices, including reproducible material for your classroom Busy world language teachers will love this book’s numerous classroom examples, ready-to-use templates, and free online reading sources. Bonus: The book includes eResources that are free to adapt and print for classroom use from our website, http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138853515.

The Essentials Of Mathematics Grades 7 12

Author: Kathy Checkley
Publisher: ASCD
ISBN: 1416617892
Size: 57.16 MB
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This book describes best practices for engaging elementary students in mathematics, from exploring numbers, patterns, and shapes to posing real-life problems that develop students' ability to reason and problem-solve.