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Learning Targets : Helping Students Aim for Understanding in Today's Lesson



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In Learning Targets, Connie M. Moss and Susan M. Brookhart contend that improving student learning and achievement happens in the immediacy of an individual lesson-what they call "today's lesson"-or it doesn't happen at all.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
Introduction: Why Should We Pursue Learning Targets?p. 1
Learning Targets: A Theory of Actionp. 7
How to Design Learning Targetsp. 28
Sharing Learning Targets with Studentsp. 41
Using Learning Targets to Feed Learning Forwardp. 61
Developing Assessment-Capable Studentsp. 79
Using Learning Targets to Differentiate Instructionp. 94
Using Learning Targets to Foster Higher-Order Thinkingp. 114
Using Learning Targets to Guide Summative Assessment and Gradingp. 132
A Learning Target Theory of Action and Educational Leadership: Building a Culture of Evidencep. 147
Action Tools
Download Instructionsp. 163
Understanding Learning Targetsp. 164
Learning Target Classroom Walk-Through Guidep. 168
Learning Target Lesson-Planning Process Guidep. 174
Teacher Self-Assessment Targets and Look-Fors Guidep. 184
Student Self-Assessment and Intentional Learning Guidep. 196
No More "Garbage In, Garbage Out": Understanding Connections Among Instruction, Assessment, and Gradingp. 197
Glossaryp. 201
Referencesp. 204
Indexp. 213
About the Authorsp. 219
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