Making Standards Useful in the Classroom

Making Standards Useful in the Classroom

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Has the standards movement in the United States led to improved classroom instruction and effective assessment? In too many cases, the answer is no. As authors Robert J. Marzano and Mark W. Haystead explain, two major reasons account for this situation: state and national standards documents typically identify far more content than teachers can actually teach during a school year, and the standards are not written in a manner that supports effective instruction and assessment.using formulas to find perimeter/area of triangles, rectangles, and squares (e.g., explaining and modeling the steps required to find the area of a triangle); demonstrating that shapes with the same perimeters can have different areas andanbsp;...

Title:Making Standards Useful in the Classroom
Author:Robert J. Marzano, Mark W. Haystead
Publisher:ASCD - 2008-01-01


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