Implementing Standards-Based Education by Robert J. Marzano
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Getting to go on implementing standards. The authors present two assessment-based approaches to standards implementation--direct and indirect. Have you been told which standards to address in your classes? (Direct approach.) Then you'll want to know the four steps you should follow to organize your content, plan the types of assessments to use, organize your grade book, and redesign your report card. Maybe you haven't been told which standards to address, but you want to help your students using standards. (Indirect approach.) Where do you begin? By thinking about external tests and performance tasks and portfolios. This book will tell you how. Written for education employees at all levels, preschool through graduate studies.

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About Robert J. Marzano

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Dr. Robert J. Marzano is CEO and co-founder of Marzano Research Laboratory, which specializes in school reform efforts to enhance student academic achievement. Over his 40 years in education, the central theme of his work has been translating research and theory into practical programs and tools for teachers and administrators. He is the author of more than 30 books, 150 articles, and more than 100 curriculum guides and related materials for teachers and students. John S. Kendall is a senior director in research at McREL, where he directs a technical assistance unit that develops and provides standards-related services for schools, districts, states, and other organizations. An internationally recognized expert in the development and improvement of standards for education, Kendall has consulted for more than 50 school districts and 14 state departments of education as well as education agencies in the U.S. territories and abroad. He has authored or coauthored six books and more than 30 monographs, technical studies, and articles published by American School Board Journal, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and National Association of School Boards, among others. He received his undergraduate and master s degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder. Kendall s current research and technical assistance efforts include working with clients to establish performance standards for the classroom, developing standards for principals, and identifying the knowledge and skills that help students learn.
 
Published December 1, 1998 by National Education Association. 90 pages
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