|April ASCD Top 5 Collection
OCM BOCES Instructional Support provides these selections from ASCD's collection for your use.
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| The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units
Focuses on the basic concepts behind the Understanding by Design approach used by educators to create classroom curriculum that focus on students' understanding of important ideas and working backwards from there.
| Essential Questions
Teaches teachers how to style questions to elicit response from students and to create an engaging environment for the student learners.
| How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading
Outlines the difference between various kinds of rubrics, explains rubric types, and provides examples.
| Leading Change in Your School
Explains how teachers and administrators can make sure change efforts lead to better results.
| How to Differentiate Instruction in Mixed-Ability Classrooms
Details ways of structuring lessons to provide "scaffolds" for the lesson content, the procedures used in learning, and the products of learning.