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ERIC Number: ED512377
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 133
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-5966-7153-9
Assessing Middle and High School Social Studies & English: Differentiating Formative Assessment
Waterman, Sheryn Spencer
Eye on Education
For middle and high school teachers of social studies and English, this book is filled with examples of instructional strategies that address students' readiness levels, interests, and learning preferences. It shows teachers how to formatively assess their students by addressing differentiated learning targets. Included are detailed examples of differentiated formative assessment schedules plus tips on how to collaborate with others to improve assessment processes. Teachers will learn how to adjust instruction for the whole class, for small groups, and for individuals. They will also uncover step-by-step procedures for creating their own lessons infused with opportunities to formatively assess students who participate in differentiated learning activities. Contents include: (1) Differentiating Formative Assessment; (2) Mastery-Based Differentiated Formative Assessments; (3) Understanding-Based Differentiated Formative Assessments; (4) Self-Expressive-Based Differentiated Formative Assessments; (5) Interpersonal-Based Differentiated Formative Assessments; and (6) Four Style Differentiated Formative Assessments. (Contains references.)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Middle Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A