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Assignments Matter

Title 2:
Making the Connections That Help Students Meet Standards
Eleanor Dougherty
7" x 9"
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In Assignments Matter, Eleanor Dougherty, an experienced teacher coach, guides teachers through the process of creating effective assignments that are strongly linked to Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

The book illuminates the powerful effect that assignments have on teaching and learning while exploring the process of creating high-quality assignments, including

  • A seven-step process for designing effective assignments.
  • “Anchor” assignments that promote collaboration and consistency across grades.
  • Enriching assignments with instructional “touchstones.”
  • Classroom and school environments that support assignment making.
  • Using assignments as a source of data about achievement.

 Numerous research-based strategies will help you ensure that assignments help improve student achievement.

An ASCD Publication

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