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Karin is co-author of two new books in 2020!
Fundamentals of Literacy Instruction & Assessment, K-6. Click here to read more...
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April 2020 - The "What I Need to Do" Rubric for Reflection and Goal Setting
When students understand the expectations - or success criteria - for a given performance task, they are better able to self-monitor their own progress. I developed the “What I need to do” rubrics by stripping away all performance levels except PROFICIENT and making them student interactive (Hess, 2018, Module 3). Download a goal-setting example.
April 2019 - Published in ASCD Express: Deepening Student Understanding with Collaborative Discourse
November 2016 - Formative Assessment - TBEAR in Action! If you've been in my workshops, you've seen TBEAR, a graphic organizer for analyzing texts or preparing for discussion or writing. "TBEAR" provides support, especially for ELLs and struggling readers, and is an easy acronym for students to remember. Download TBEAR here.
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