Common Formative Assessment

By: Kim Bailey, Chris Jakicic
Foreword by: Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour

In this conversational guide, the authors offer tools, templates, and protocols to incorporate common formative assessments into the practices of a PLC.


Collaborative Common Assessments

By: Cassandra Erkens
Foreword by: Richard DuFour

Explore the practical steps teacher teams must take to establish clear, comprehensive assessment systems that guide instruction and strengthen PLCs.


The Handbook for Collaborative Common Assessments

By: Cassandra Erkens

A companion to Collaborative Common Assessments, this practical handbook presents measures for improving your collaborative common assessment process. Evaluate your common assessments’ ability to provide actionable insights into student learning and success.


Growing Tomorrow’s Citizens in Today’s Classrooms

By: Nicole Dimich, Cassandra Erkens, Tom Schimmer

Promote student mastery of essential 21st century skills, including collaboration, critical and creative thinking, digital citizenship, and more. Learn the qualities of the most important soft skills and how we can assess and measure them.


Get Set, Go

By: Thomas R. Guskey

A companion to the best-selling On Your Mark, this practical guide details how to successfully lead lasting grading reform. Implement best practices in grading that address the needs of every student in your school or district in six essential steps.


Grading From the Inside Out

By: Tom Schimmer

The time for grading reform is now. Discover the steps your team can take to implement standards-based practices that transform grading and reporting schoolwide.


Creating a Culture of Feedback

By: William M. Ferriter, Paul Cancellieri

Discover how to shift your classroom focus to prioritize effective feedback over grades, giving students all the information they need to succeed.

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Breaking With Tradition

By: Brian M. Stack, Jonathan G. Vander Els

Discover how to shift to a competency-based education system that replaces traditional, ineffective practices with a new model that fosters personalized, student-centered learning. This learner-centered approach will help you assess performance to ensure learning for all students.