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McTighe, Jay; Wiggins, Grant – ASCD, 2012
Regardless of your stage at implementing the design tools and using the improved template for Understanding by Design[R] (UbD), this companion to "The UbD Guide to Creating High-Quality Units" is essential for taking your work to a higher plane. This volume features a set of hands-on modules containing worksheets, models, and self-assessments that…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Curriculum Development, Worksheets, Curriculum Design
Schurr, Sandra – Association for Middle Level Education (NJ3), 2012
AMLE's hot new release provides teachers with more than 60 ways to authentically assess student learning. Whether it's researching and describing Lewis and Clark's discoveries of the western frontier in a traditional journal format or writing blog entries from the perspective of a cell, students will learn to demonstrate and assess their own…
Descriptors: Performance Based Assessment, Student Evaluation, Measures (Individuals), Scoring Rubrics
Ghislandi, Patrizia, Ed. – InTech, 2012
Chapters in this book include: (1) New e-Learning Environments: e-Merging Networks in the Relational Society (Blanca C. Garcia); (2) Knowledge Building in E-Learning (Xinyu Zhang and Lu Yuhao); (3) E-Learning and Desired Learning Outcomes (Ralph Palliam); (4) Innovative E-Learning Solutions and Environments for Small and Medium Sized Companies…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Management Systems, Curriculum Development, Instructional Design
Palmer, Erik – Stenhouse Publishers, 2012
All teachers at all grade levels and in all subject areas assign speaking activities--for example, read-alouds, book reports, class discussions, lab results, research presentations, and dialogues in a foreign language. Effective communication is an essential skill in modern society, and the Common Core State Standards place particular emphasis on…
Descriptors: State Standards, Computer Assisted Instruction, Speech Communication, Video Technology
Lapp, Diane, Ed.; Moss, Barbara, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Offering fresh alternatives to common instructional practices that fail to get results, this accessible, highly practical guide highlights ways to motivate middle school students while enhancing content-area learning. Each chapter features an enlightening case study of a teacher whose current strategies are not supported by research; describes…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Writing Across the Curriculum, Visual Arts, Written Language