Books

http://www.amazon.com/Unlocking-Formative-Assessment-Practical-Strategies/dp/0340801263

Unlocking Formative Assessment: Practical Strategies for Enhancing Pupils’ Learning in the Primary Classroom

Author: Shirley Clarke

The book provides practical examples of children’s work, everyday classroom situations and case studies. The author explains assessment in simple terms, and the explanations of policy are particularly easy to understand.


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Formative-Assessment-Secondary-Classroom-Shirley/dp/0340887664

Formative Assessment in the Secondary Classroom (Paperback)

Author: Shirley Clarke
‘This book is about changes in teachers’ classroom practice that can make teaching and learning more effective.’


http://www.ippbooks.com/store/formative-assessment-in-action-weaving-the-elements-together.html

Formative Assessment in Action: Weaving the Elements Together (Paperback)

Author: Shirley Clarke

‘Uniquely, this book develops whole-lesson examples to showcase the key elements of formative assessment in action’.


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Active-Learning-Through-Formative-Assessment/dp/0340974451/ref=pd_sim_b_4

Active Learning Through Formative Assessment (Paperback)

Author: Shirley Clarke

‘Excellent summary of current thinking and practical ideas for enabling children to be active participants in their learning,’ review by Catherine “Catherine”


http://www.amazon.co.uk/Assessment-Learning-Inaugural-Professorial-Lectures/dp/085473788X

Assessment for Learning: Why, What and How? (Inaugural Professorial Lectures) (Paperback)

Author: Dylan Wiliam


http://www.amazon.com/Assessment-Learning-Putting-into-Practice/dp/0335212972

Assessment for Learning: Putting it into Practice

Authors: Paul Black, Chris Harrison, Clare Lee, Bethan Marshall, Dylan Wiliam, Open University Press

‘This teaches you how to make people learn, not how to teach!’ – review by Dr. G. Caldwell.


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Checking for Understanding: Formative Assessment Techniques for Your Classroom
Authors: Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
‘This book is a tool kit. It contains a number of effective apparatuses for creating formative assessments—assessments that can be used to guide instruction and teacher decision making.’


http://www.routledgeeducation.com/books/Handbook-of-Formative-Assessment-isbn9780415993203

Handbook of Formative Assessment
Edited by Heidi Andrade, Gregory J. Cizek
‘The mission of this handbook is to comprehensively profile this burgeoning field of study. Written by leading international scholars and practitioners, each chapter includes a discussion of key issues that dominate formative assessment policy and practice today, as well as those that are likely to affect research and practice in the coming years.’


http://books.google.com/books?id=LkaxNnW1lh8C&hl=en

Science Formative Assessment: 75 Practical Strategies For Linking Assessment, Instruction, And Learning (Paperback)

Author: Page Keeley

‘These 75 specific techniques help K-12 science teachers determine students’ understanding of key concepts.’


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Making formative assessment work: effective practice in the primary classroom

Authors: Kathy Hall, Winnifred Burke

‘Drawing on case studies from primary classrooms, this book analyzes how teachers use formative assessment to promote learning.’


http://www.marzanoresearch.com/products/catalog.aspx?product=55

Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading

Author: Robert J. Marzano

‘Learn everything you need to know to implement an integrated system of assessment and grading that will enhance your teaching and your students’ learning.’


http://www.stenhouse.com/shop/pc/viewprd.asp?idProduct=9173&r=&REFERER=

What Student Writing Teaches Us

Formative Assessment in the Writing Workshop

Author: Mark Overmeyer
‘Mark walks a group of teachers through a piece of student work to show how “reading to admire” leads to better assessment and stronger writers.’


http://www.amazon.ca/Investigating-Formative-Assessment-Harry-Torrance/dp/0335197345
Investigating Formative Assessment (Paperback)

Author: Harry Torrance and John Pryor

‘This book [...] is based on a research study which investigated classroom assessment and its impact on pupil learning.


http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9780873552554

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 1: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

Author: Page Keeley, Francis Eberle, and Lynn Farrin
Why reinvent the wheel when this book and the other volumes of it are full of Probes that are designed to identify student misconceptions on a variety of science concepts. Great book! – Review by Shelley Campbell


http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9780873552738

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 2: 25 More Formative Assessment Probes

Author: Page Keeley, Francis Eberle, and Joyce Tugel

‘I like how these books are tutorials with different “teacher talk” for the audience, elementary, middle, and high school. I like this so much I had every teacher in my PD class buy them. I will be buying the third one.’ – Review by Nora McDevitt


http://www.nsta.org/store/product_detail.aspx?id=10.2505/9781933531243

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science, Volume 3: Another 25 Formative Assessment Probes

Author: Page Keeley, Francis Ebele, and Chad Dorsey

‘Our NSTA president, Page Keeley, and colleagues have again provided an excellent source for helping determine student conceptualizations and understanding of various science topics.’ – Review by Paul Allen


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Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning
Author: Jan Chappuis
‘This practical new book from ETS Assessment Training Institute organizes research-based recommendations about classroom assessment practices around three formative assessment questions: “Where am I going?”; “Where am I now?”; and “How can I close the gap?”’


http://www.assessmentinst.com/resources/ati-study-guides/
Study Guide: Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning
Author: Jan Chappuis
‘This study guide is provided as a support to individuals and learning teams reviewing the lessons in the book Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning’.
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Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing It Right-Using It Well

Author: by Rick Stiggins, Judith Arter, Stephen Chappuis, and Jan Chappuis

‘This book is grounded in the research shown to increase student motivation and learning through improved classroom assessment.’


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Understanding School Assessment: A Parent and Community Guide to Helping Students Learn
Authors: Jan Chappuis and Stephen Chappuis
‘In Understanding School Assessment: A Parent and Community Guide to Helping Students Learn, authors Jan and Steve Chappuis detail which assessment practices have been proven to increase student learning, and how to recognize if these practices are in place in your schools.’


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How to Grade for Learning

Author: Ken O’Connor

‘How to Grade for Learning offers eight practical guidelines that encourage effective learning, support student success, and make grades meaningful.’


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Formative Assessment in Adult Literacy, Language and Numeracy
A Rough Guide to Improving Teaching and Learning

Authors: Jay Derrick, Judith Gawn, Kathryn Ecclestone

‘This book provides practical ideas for teachers of adult literacy, language and numeracy in their day to day work of lesson preparation, teaching and assessment.’


http://www.flipkart.com/formative-assessment-strategies-enhanced-learning/1412962978-6nx3f1is1b

Formative Assessment Strategies For Enhanced Learning In Science, K-8
(Paperback)

Author: Elizabeth L. Hammerman

‘This book synthesizes and highlights important messages and strategies offered by researchers, authors, and practitioners.’


http://www.ippbooks.com/store/formative-assessment-in-action-weaving-the-elements-together.html

Shirley Clarke

This follow-up to Shirley Clarke’s hugely popular Unlocking Formative Assessment

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