ERIC Number: ED531515
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Abstractor: As Provided
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Exploring Formative Assessment. The Professional Learning Community Series
Brookhart, Susan M.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Use this handy guide to get your PLC engaged, energized, and ready to implement formative assessment. Everything you need to organize and run your PLC--including agendas, schedules, handouts, and background readings--is included. With enough materials for seven sessions total, you can focus your PLC on all of the critical issues related to formative assessment, including: (1) Defining formative assessment; (2) Sharing goals for student learning; (3) Listening to students and providing effective feedback; (4) Encourage student thinking and reflection; and (5) Using formative assessment in instructional planning. Easy-to-use charts, checklists, and templates support every step of getting started and keeping your PLC on track.
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Instructional Development, Formative Evaluation, Communities of Practice, Guides, Definitions, Educational Objectives, Student Evaluation, Reflection, Thinking Skills, Check Lists, Charts, Program Implementation, Inservice Teacher Education, Self Management, Questioning Techniques
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education; Elementary Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development