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Fair isn't always equal [electronic resource] : assessing & grading in the differentiated classroom / Rick Wormeli.

By: Wormeli, Rick.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Portland, ME : Westerville, Ohio : Stenhouse ; National Middle School Assoc., c2006Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 218 p.).ISBN: 9781571108296 (electronic bk.); 1571108297 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Grading and marking (Students) -- United States | Educational tests and measurements -- United States | Students -- Rating of -- United States | EDUCATION -- Evaluation | STUDY AIDS -- Tests | EDUCATION -- Testing & Measurement | Leistungsmessung | Schule | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fair isn't always equal.DDC classification: 371.26/4 Other classification: 5,3 | DO 1252 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The differentiated instruction mind-set : rationale and definition -- Mastery -- Principles of successful assessment in the differentiated classroom -- Three important types of assessment -- Tiering assessments -- Creating good test questions -- The relative nature of grades and their definitions -- Why do we grade, and what about effort, attendance, and behavior? -- Ten approaches to avoid when differentiating assessment and grading -- Conditions for redoing work for full credit -- Six burning grading issues -- Grading scales -- Gradebook formats for the differentiated classroom -- Responsive report card formats -- Thirty-six tips to support colleagues as they move toward successful practices for differentiated classrooms -- Putting it all together : how do differentiating teachers assess and grade differently?
Summary: Differentiated instruction is a nice idea, but what's both fair and leads to real student learning? Fair Isn't Always Equal answers this question and much more. Rick Wormeli offers the latest research and common sense thinking that teachers and administrators seek when it comes to assessment and grading in differentiated classes. With real examples and "gray" areas that educators will easily recognize, Rick tackles important, sometimes controversial assessment and grading issues constructively.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The differentiated instruction mind-set : rationale and definition -- Mastery -- Principles of successful assessment in the differentiated classroom -- Three important types of assessment -- Tiering assessments -- Creating good test questions -- The relative nature of grades and their definitions -- Why do we grade, and what about effort, attendance, and behavior? -- Ten approaches to avoid when differentiating assessment and grading -- Conditions for redoing work for full credit -- Six burning grading issues -- Grading scales -- Gradebook formats for the differentiated classroom -- Responsive report card formats -- Thirty-six tips to support colleagues as they move toward successful practices for differentiated classrooms -- Putting it all together : how do differentiating teachers assess and grade differently?

Differentiated instruction is a nice idea, but what's both fair and leads to real student learning? Fair Isn't Always Equal answers this question and much more. Rick Wormeli offers the latest research and common sense thinking that teachers and administrators seek when it comes to assessment and grading in differentiated classes. With real examples and "gray" areas that educators will easily recognize, Rick tackles important, sometimes controversial assessment and grading issues constructively.

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Fair isn't always equal by Wormeli, Rick. ©2006
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