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New book on college classroom assessment

November 22, 2013
New book on college classroom assessment

College of Education alumnus Rick Stiggins has written a book focused on helping college professors improve their teaching through assessment. The book, “Productive Classroom Assessment in College Courses,” offers guidance on setting clear learning goals, building high-quality items or tasks, scoring properly and communicating results. It also emphasizes the best ways to involve students...
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Book exposes alarming inequality in U.S. math, science education

July 5, 2012
Book exposes alarming inequality in U.S. math, science education

American students experience vast differences in content coverage across states, school districts and even from classroom to classroom, according to a new book by University Distinguished Professor of education and statistics William H. Schmidt. Based on decades of research, Schmidt and co-author Curtis C. McKnight illustrate how unequal opportunities to learn mathematics and science...
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Herbel-Eisenmann co-authors book for middle school math teachers

February 28, 2012
Herbel-Eisenmann co-authors book for middle school math teachers

Beth Herbel-Eisenmann, associate professor of teacher education at the Michigan State University College of Education, has co-authored a book along with Penn StateĀ Professor Gwendolyn Lloyd, and Harvard’s Jon Star. The book, titled Developing Essential Understanding of Expressions, Equations, and Functions: Grades 6-8, is part of a series aimed at helpingĀ teachers deepen their understanding of...
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MSU scholar edits timely volume on Assessing Teacher Quality

December 6, 2011
MSU scholar edits timely volume on Assessing Teacher Quality

Many policymakers have been promoting reforms that attempt to hold teachers accountable for producing gains in student achievement. But test-based accountability alone cannot solve our most challenging educational problems. The authors of a new volume on the topic, Assessing Teacher Quality: Understanding Teacher Effects on Instruction and Achievement, include several researchers affiliated with the...
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College of Education alumni release new books

July 5, 2011
College of Education alumni release new books

Three alumni from the Michigan State University College of Education have new or upcoming books. Elementary education graduate Rogill Anderson-Clute is the author of Who Will Hold the Lemonade?, an illustratedĀ children’s book that highlights the importance of accepting and understanding children with special needs. “All children need to find their place of acceptance –...
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