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Listen to a series of PODCASTs from Association for Middle Level EducationScreen Shot 2013-07-29 at 1.59.02 PM.png

Middle School Matters #217: Dr. Doubet, Formative Assessment (17:18)
The Culture of Formative Assessment (21:38)
Formative Assessment: Debunking the Myths (21:13)


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http://wvde.state.wv.us/teach21/ExamplesofFormativeAssessment.html
Examples of formative assessment from the West Virginia Department of Education

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http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/what-are-formative-assessments-and-why-should-we-use-them
Scholastic Teaching Resources book “25 Quick Formative Assessments”

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http://www.ascd.org/publications/educational-leadership/dec07/vol65/num04/The-Best-Value-in-Formative-Assessment.aspx
Educational Leadership article highlighting the differences between formative and summative assessment and how summative assessments can be used in formative ways

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http://www.ascd.org/publications/books/108018/chapters/Formative-Assessment@-Why,-What,-and-Whether.aspx
ASCD book: Transformative Assessment by W. James Popham

Embedded Formative Assessment, Dylan Wiliam (2011)

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High-Impact Instruction: A Framework for Great Teaching, Jim Knight (2013) – Chapter 3 – Formative Assessment (Pgs. 53-86)
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What Works in Schools: Translating Research Into, Robert J. Marzano (2003) - Chapter 4 – Challenging Goals and Effective Feedback (Pgs. 37-38)
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Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction, Jim Knight (2010) – Chapter 3 – Principals (Pgs. 48-89)
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**Assessment for Learning: Motivating students, monitoring progress, and ensuring mastery of content**, Jim Knight
Screen Shot 2013-07-29 at 8.08.44 AM.pngInstructional Teams (ICT) **Resources**
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The **IRIS Center** – STAR Legacy Modules – Assessment-Centered Learning EnvironmentsScreen Shot 2013-07-29 at 8.14.34 AM.png
  • Collaborate, Communicate, and Differentiate!: How to Increase Student Learning in Today’s Diverse Schools, Wendy Murawski and Sally Spencer (2011)
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Making Thinking Visible: How to Promote Engagement, Understanding, and Independence for All Learners, Ron Ritchhart (2011)
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Carol Ann Tomlinson