Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!

Super Teacher's Job is Never Done!
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Teaching is the profession that teaches all the other professions. ~ Author Unknown

My goal is to reveal one teacher's humble journey of self-reflection, critical analysis, and endless questioning about my craft of teaching and learning alongside my middle school students.

"The dream begins with a teacher who believes in you, who tugs and pushes and leads you to the next plateau, sometimes poking you with a sharp stick called 'truth'." ~ Dan Rather

Friday, February 22, 2013

New titles to check out!

It's time for my regular new and noteworthy boom update. Happy reading!

1. Role Reversal: Achieving Uncommonly Excellent Results in the Student-Centered Classroom
By Mark Barnes

2. Principal Evaluation: Standards, Rubrics, and Tools for Effective Performance
By James H. Stronge with Xianxuan Xu, Virginia Tonneson, and Lauri Leeper

3. Learning Targets: Helping Students Aim for Understanding in Today's Lesson
By Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart

4. How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading
By Susan M. Brookhart

5. Classroom Assessment and Grading that Work
By Robert J. Marzano

6. Great Performances: Creating Classroom-Based Assessment Tasks, 2nd edition
By Larry Lewin and Betty Jean Shoemaker

7. Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom
By Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey

8. Using Data to Focus Instructional Improvement
By Cheryl James-Ward, Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp

9. Supervision for Learning: A Performance-Based Approach to Teacher Development and School Improvement
By James M. Aseltine, Judith O. Faryniarz, and Anthony J. Rigazio-DiGilio

10. Improving Teaching with Collaborative Action Research: An ASCD Action Tool
By Diane Cunningham

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