From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps: Tools for Assessing Student Learning, K-8

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Kay Burke provides a detailed six-step walk-through for creating successful student learning tasks and assessment rubrics linked to state standards and NCLB. A CD-ROM with templates is included.

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Kay Burke has served as an award-winning classroom teacher and a school administrator, university instructor, and international professional developer. She works with Kay Burke & Associates, LLC, to provide workshops for teachers and administrators in standards-based learning, performance assessment, classroom management, mentoring, and portfolio development. For the past 18 years, Burke has presented at state and national conferences such as ASCD, NSDC, NAESP, NASSP, NMSA, and IRA as well as international conferences in Canada and Australia. She is the author of 10 professional development books and coauthor of a college textbook on assessment. Corwin Press published Burke′s best-selling From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps: Tools for Assessing Student Learning, K–8 (2006), a 2007 finalist for the Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Publishing presented by the Association of Educational Publishers. Other books published by Corwin Press include How to Assess Authentic Learning, Fourth Edition (2005) and What to Do With the Kid Who: Developing Cooperation, Self-Discipline and Responsibility in the Classroom (Third Edition).

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"Teachers and administrators from our region have appreciated Kay's practical approach to rubric design. By utilizing her framework and process, a teacher can begin with one of our state standards and grade level indicators and walk away with a rubric that accurately assesses student learning. Educators have appreciated the multiple examples Kay cites from other states and Canada. Her work with us in our area has served as a catalyst for web-based cross-regional sharing of performance tasks, checklists, and rubrics between educators. Kay's work fosters collaboration and honors teacher professionalism." -- Julie Davis, Professional Development Director "The book hits the target...to shift the paradigm from rote memorization to students understanding and connecting knowledge." -- Richie Wood, Professor "The six-step process highlights a pathway for teachers to make effective use of standards, design tasks that promote student engagement, and use rubrics to evaluate understanding. An excellent tool for those searching for an approach to school improvement efforts focused on increased student achievement. It's a phenomenal resource." -- Eileen Depka, Assistant Superintendent

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