The Southwestern Union K-12 Educational System is beginning the process of transitioning to standards-based practices. As noted below, this transition will be phased in over the next four years, beginning in in the 2020-21 school year.
Resources: The following books, white papers, and webinars will provide an overview of standards-based practices.
A Teacher’s Guide to Standards-based Learning by T. Heflebower, J. K. Hoegh, P. B. Warrick, & J. Flygare
A School Leader’s Guide to Standards-based Grading by M. Hoback, M. McInteer, & Bev Clemens
The Essentials for Standards-driven Classrooms by C.Moore, M. D. Toth, & R. J. Marzano
A Handbook for Developing and Using Proficiency Scales in the Classroom by J. K. Hoegh
The New Art and Science of Teaching by R. J. Marzano
The New Art and Science of Classroom Assessment by R. J. Marzano, J. S. Norford, & M. Ruyle
Understanding by Design Meets Neuroscience by J. McTighe & J. Willis
Get Set, Go! Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems by T. Guskey
Leading Modern Learning: A Blueprint for Vision-driven Schools by J. McTighe & G. Curtis