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Communicate, & Differentiate! How to Increase Student Learning in Today’s Diverse Schools by Wendy Murawski and Sally Spencer, (2011), Corwin Press

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If you’re at all skeptical that “formative assessment” is just another buzzword, then here’s a book that will change the way you think about the role that formative assessment can play in transforming education into a more powerful and positive process. Renowned expert W. James Popham clarifies what formative assessment really is, why it’s right for your school or classroom, and how to use this approach to improve teaching, learning, classroom climate, teacher professional development, and school performance.