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Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, 2017
As part of its proposal to the U.S. Department of Education, the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) committed to developing model content frameworks for mathematics to serve as a bridge between the Common Core State Standards and the PARCC assessments. The Model Content Framework for Mathematics for each grade…
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Common Core State Standards
Northwest Evaluation Association, 2016
Guiding student growth minute-by-minute--aka classroom formative assessment--has a track record of boosting student and teacher engagement. Discover concrete ways leaders can support this high-impact instructional practice throughout your school or district. Learn: (1) how to clarify who owns the learning and who is responsible for the learning…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Educational Environment, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
Florida Department of Education, 2016
School grades provide an easily understandable metric to measure the performance of a school. Parents and the general public can use the school grade and its associated components to understand how well each school is serving its students. The school grades calculation was revised substantially for the 2014-15 school year to implement statutory…
Descriptors: School Districts, Guidelines, Grading, Annual Reports
Jensen, Ben; Sonnemann, Julie; Roberts-Hull, Katie; Hunter, Amélie – National Center on Education and the Economy, 2016
This report illustrates how four high-performing systems--British Columbia (Canada), Hong Kong, Shanghai (China) and Singapore--developed their teacher professional learning. The report and accompanying materials are designed as a resource for teachers, school leaders and policymakers wanting to improve teacher professional learning in their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teacher Education, Program Development
ExpandED Schools, 2014
This guide is a list of tools that can be used in continued implementation of strong programming powered by Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) competencies. This curated resource pulls from across the landscape of policy, research and practice, with a description of each tool gathered directly from its website.
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Guides, Evaluation Methods
Public Agenda, 2012
"Building Institutional Capacity for Data-Informed Decision Making" is the third installment of the Cutting Edge series, which aims to help colleges engage faculty, scale successful interventions, and create a strong culture of evidence through use of data to strengthen their institutional change and student success efforts. Though the…
Descriptors: Evidence, Community Colleges, Organizational Change, Decision Making
Phillips, Rob; McNaught, Carmel; Kennedy, Gregor – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
How can the average educator who teaches online, without experience in evaluating emerging technologies, build on what is successful and modify what is not? Written for educators who feel ill-prepared when required to evaluate e-learning initiatives, "Evaluating e-Learning" offers step-by-step guidance for conducting an evaluation plan of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Research, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction
Bailey, Jennifer; Little, Chelsea; Rigney, Rex; Thaler, Anna; Weiderman, Ken; Yorkovich, Ben – Online Submission, 2010
This handbook is designed as a quick reference for first-year teachers who find themselves in an assessment driven environment with little experience to help make sense of the language, underlying philosophy, or organizational structure of the assessment system. The handbook begins with advice on developing and evaluating effective learning…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Portfolio Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Performance Based Assessment
Heritage, Margaret – Corwin, 2010
Formative assessment allows teachers to identify and close gaps in student understanding and move learning forward. Now this research-based book helps educators develop the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully implement formative assessment in the classroom. Margaret Heritage walks readers through every step of the process and offers…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Evidence Based Practice, Program Implementation
Alberta Education, 2007
This document is intended to assist charter schools in providing accommodations for students with exceptional needs, while acknowledging the importance of the charter approved by the Minister, local autonomy, flexibility and choice. This document is organized into the following four areas: (1) Access to Accommodations (the provision of…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Student Needs
US Department of Education, 2006
This resource guide designed for families and educators provides information on how attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is identified and treated. The resource includes sections on legal requirements, treatment options educational and medical evaluations, how ADHD affects school performance, and helpful evidence-based hints on how to…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Hyperactivity, Children, Disability Identification
Cone, Theresa Purcell; Cone, Stephen – American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (NJ3), 2005
"Assessing Dance in Elementary Physical Education" is a special edition of the NASPE Assessment Series for K-12 Physical Education. Elementary school physical educators finally have a book that can help them plan assessments for dance, an important part of a comprehensive physical education curriculum. Through dance, students develop their motor…
Descriptors: Dance, Elementary Education, Dance Education, Physical Education
Coalition of Essential Schools, 2005
CES EssentialVisions is releasing three DVDs over the course of fall 2005, 2006, and 2007. Each DVD will capture how the Common Principles have been implemented, illustrating how students engage in their own education and how teachers develop as professionals. Focused segments provide unique perspectives on the benefits and challenges of each…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Urban Schools, Suburban Schools, Interpersonal Communication
Maine Department of Education, 2004
This manual is intended to provide you with the most current materials and tools available for the development of Maine's Personalized Alternate Assessment Portfolio (PAAPs) during the 2004-05 school year. The PAAP process, while very similar to that used in 2003-04, has been updated based on input from teachers and other training participants.…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Guidelines, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods
Naidoo, Jordan – Center for Collaborative Education, 2002
All schools need to constantly reflect on the quality of their work and the progress and achievements that they make over time. The primary goal of an accountability system is to help schools improve through critical self-reflection. It enables students, teachers, and other members of the school community to evaluate their practices, especially…
Descriptors: Accountability, Educational Quality, Self Evaluation (Groups), Portfolios (Background Materials)
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