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Assessment for Intervention : a problem-solving approach - Rachel Brown-Chidsey (Editor); Kristina J. Andren (Editor); Patti L. Harrison (Foreword by)
Call Number: LA1013.7.S342011
ISBN: 9781462506873
Publication Date: 2013 2nd ed.
This work provides a complete guide to implementing a wide range of problem-solving assessment methods: functional behavioral assessment, interviews, classroom observations, curriculum-based measurement, rating scales, cognitive instruments and demonstrates the key role of assessment throughout the process of supporting at-risk students, from identifying academic and behavioral problems to planning and monitoring interventions.

 

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Classroom Instruction That Works: research-based strategies for increasing student achievement - Ceri B. Dean; Elizabeth Ross Hubbell; Howard Pitler; Bj Stone
Call Number: LB 1025.3 .M339 2012
ISBN: 9781416613626
Publication Date: 2012
Classroom Instruction That Works, 2001, inspired teachers to refine their approach to teaching by asking and answering these questions: What works in education? How do we know? How can educational research find its way into the classroom? How can we apply it to help individual students?

Each of the nine instructional strategies that have the most positive effects on teaching and learning is supported with recommended classroom practices, examples of the strategy in use, tips for teaching, and information about using the strategy with today’s learners.

 

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Assignments Matter: making the connections that help students meet standards - Eleanor Dougherty
Call Number: LB 1025.3 .D68 2012
ISBN: 9781416614401
Publication Date: 2012
What exactly is an "assignment," and why does it matter? How can educators ensure that their teaching meets the rigorous demands of the Common Core State Standards?

The book explains the critical differences among "assignments," "activities," and "assessments" and describes key elements of an assignment: prompts, rubrics, products, and instructional plans.

 

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40 Ways to Support Struggling Readers in Content Classrooms, Grades 6-12 - Elaine K. McEwan
Call Number: LB 1632 .M347 2007
ISBN: 9781412952057
Publication Date: 2007
In today's era of accountability, teachers are expected to help all secondary students understand complex concepts and ideas and demonstrate proficiency on high-stakes tests. To promote success for struggling readers, McEwan offers teachers 40 research-based and classroom-tested methods, featuring: An intriguing quotation or definition to grab your attention; A brief description of the method and suggestions for implementation; Recommended resources to gain a more in-depth understanding of the method; and Research citations to demonstrate the power of the method to get results.

 

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Handbook of Reading Interventions - Rollanda E. O'Connor (Editor); Patricia F. Vadasy (Editor)
Call Number: LB 1050.5 .H267 2011
ISBN: 9781609181512
Publication Date: 2011
Comprehensive, authoritative, and designed for practical utility, this handbook presents evidence-based approaches for helping struggling readers and those at risk for literacy difficulties or delays.

 

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Finnish Lessons: what can the world learn from educational change in Finland? - Pasi Sahlberg
Call Number: LA 1013.7 .S34 2011
ISBN: 9780807752579
Publication Date: 2011
A first-hand, comprehensive account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past three decades, the author traces the evolution of Finnish education policies and highlights how they differ from the United States and other industrialized countries. He shows how rather than relying on competition, choice, and external testing of students, education reforms in Finland focus on professionalizing teachers' work, developing instructional leadership in schools, and enhancing trust in teachers and schools.

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