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Series: series on school reform. This book will be important reading for practitioners, professors, and researchers of curriculum and instruction and educational policy and will serve as a supplementary text in pre- and in-service courses in elementary and secondary curriculum development, curriculum and teaching, school organizations, educational leadership, educational policy, and implementation.
What are high standards? Who decides what they are? How can one tell them when one sees them? To what extent do we care how our students perform in life beyond the classroom and testing room? Professors: Request an Exam Copy. Print copies available for US orders only. For orders outside the US, see our international distributors. Books In This Series. Beating the Odds.
Inside the National Writing Project. Mobilizing Citizens for Better Schools. One Kid at a Time. Teachers Caught in the Action. Teaching Youth Media. The Competent Classroom.This important and timely book reveals the changing dynamics of classroom life as it moves from more traditional pedagogy to one which asks students to master intellectual and practical skills that are eminently "transferable" to "real-life" social settings and workplaces. Testing, Friend Or Foe? This book examines, through case studies of elementary and secondary school classrooms, how five schools have developed "authentic," performance-based assessments of students learning, and how this work has influenced the teaching and learning experiences students encounter in school. Chapter 6.
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