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Unit 7: Analyze & Act: Appropriate and Effective Use of Assessment Data

Creating & Recognizing Quality Rubrics, Arter, J. A. & Chappuis, J. (2006). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson  Education, Inc.

Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning. By Chappuis, J. (2009).  Pearson Education, Inc. (sequential framework for connecting assessment with daily teaching practices).

Use of Data

The Data Coach’s Guide to Improving Learning for All Students, by Love, N.,  Stiles, K.E., Mundry, S. & DiRanna, K. (2008). Corwin Press (guide for helping schools move toward examining data as a catalyst for improvement)

I Have the Data…Now What? Analyzing Data and Making Instructional Changes by Moore, B. (2011) Eye On Education (practical guide showing how to use data to make informed instructional changes).

Data Wise by Boudett, K.P., City, E.A., & Murnane R.J. (2006). Harvard Education Press (step-by-step guide to using assessment results to improve teaching and learning for school leaders).


The Power of Feedback. In Review of Educational Research; 77, 1; 81-112 by Hattie, J & Timperley, H. (2007).

Transformative Assessment, W. James Popham, ASCD, 2008

 “Know Thy Impact”, John Hattie, Educational Leadership, ACSD, September 2012.

How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students, Susan M. Brookhart, ASCD, 2008.

“Working Inside the Black Box”, Paul Black & Dylan Wiliam, Phi Delta Kappan,  September 2004.

Self-Assessment and Goal-Setting by Gregory, K., Cameron, C. & Davies, A. (2000) Connections Publishing. 

Professional Learning

Learning by Doing by DuFour, R., DuFour, R., Eaker, R., & Many, T. (2010), Solution Tree Press (classic handbook for Professional Learning Communities).

Protocols for Professional Learning Conversations: Cultivating the Art and Discipline by Glaude, C. (2005) Connections Publishing.

Other Resources

Ahead of the Curve: The Power of Assessment to Transform Teaching and Learning. Reeves, D. (ed.) (2007) Solution Tree Press (collection of chapters written by some of the most eminent thinkers on educational transformation).