ERIC Number: ED408582
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Writing Effective Report Card Comments.
This book offers time-saving tips from teachers on writing effective report card comments. The book presents the best strategies, tips, and lists of useful phrases that encourage children and lists words to avoid. It is a resource that will allow teachers to collect assessment information easily and to describe students' performances clearly and constructively. The book also gives concise advice on how to prompt parents to support learning at home. Following an introduction, the book's chapters are: (1) Report Cards in the Assessment Process; (2) Teachers' Philosophies about Teaching and Kids; (3) Methods for Assessing Students; (4) Tips for Writing Report Card Narratives; (5) Words and Phrases That Work; (6) What Do Parents Want?; (7) Strategies for Resolving Possible Problems; and (8) Guidelines, Formats, Schedules, and Tips. Contains a bibliography. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Records, Achievement Rating, Audience Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Grades (Scholastic), Parent Teacher Cooperation, Report Cards, Student Evaluation, Teacher Response, Teacher Responsibility, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship
Scholastic, Inc., 2931 East McCarty Street, Jefferson City, MO 65102 ($8.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
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