Restaurateur, magazine publisher, celebrity chef, and nationally known lifestyle maven, B. Smith is struggling at 66 with a tag she never expected to add to that string: Alzheimer's patient. She's not alone. Every 67 seconds someone newly develops it, and millions of lives are affected by its aftershocks.
"Poignant Memoir, Stirring Call to Action"
Standards are the foundation of our educational systems today. Fairness, rigor, and high achievement for all students are the focus of standards-based schools. Yet the standards movement means nothing if it does not improve student achievement in the classroom. In this revised edition, Dr. Reeves provides step-by-step guidance on how to design and implement standards-based performance assessment to make improved teaching and learning a reality in the classroom.
Hilarious and colorful episodes in the lives of families, many depicted from a kid's-eye-view, are the theme for this compilation. Being part of a family is often trying, and stranger than any fiction, but never dull and always worth it in the end. Join these very different families as they face the shrinking of parents, the pre-emptive guilt of First Confession, the secret worlds of children, and more!
Educational accountability is here to stay. Comprehensive educational accountability, if designed and implemented effectively, can be the one initiative that helps schools create sustained and meaningful reform.
This audio reference book provides clear answers to commonly asked questions about the most pressing issues in education today. Standards and standardized tests, writing and student achievement, accountability systems, interventions for under-performing students, standards and the arts, motivation, leadership issues, plus many more topics are addressed in this handbook for educators.
"Should Be a Standard for Audio to Prevent This"
In the three years since the publication of the first volume of 101 Questions & Answers about Standards, Assessment, and Accountability, Dr. Reeves and the Center for Performance Assessment have continued to receive and respond to real-world questions from teachers, school leaders, parents, students, and educational researchers.
"For me this book sucks. Not at all what I though"