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Fanatically formative : successful learning during the crucial K-3 years

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, Calif., p.193 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1511 .S69 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9729623

Keywords:

Education, Educational tests and measurements--United States, Primary school teaching--United States, Primary--United States

Abstract:

Contents: Students at risk -- Responsive instruction versus curriculum-driven instruction: why public education's race to cover more material and test more students is failing America's children -- Finding focus -- Essential skills and the whole child -- The challenge of formative assessment and responsive instruction -- The importance of classroom and school culture -- Instructional support: responding to teacher requests for help -- The importance of quality preschool -- The importance of parent engagement -- When good people work within lousy systems -- Pathfinders -- Love of learning -- Critical thinking followed by action -- The lives of children in the balance.

Publication Language:

eng