Listed below are various books and other media references that you may use to further your knowledge about the topics covered in this website.
Conley, D.T. (2007) Toward a more comprehensive conception of college readiness. Educational Policy Improvement Center: Eugene, OR.
Dweck, C. (2007) Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. Ballantine Books: New York, NY.
Ericsson, K.A., Prietula, M.J., and E.T. Cokely. (July-August, 2007) The making of an expert. Harvard Business Review.
Fisher, D. and N. Frey. (2008) Better Learning Through Structured Teaching: A Framework for the Gradual Release of Responsibility. ASCD: Alexandria, VA.
Garrison, C., and M. Ehringhaus. (2008) Formative and summative assessments in the classroom. National Middle School Association website (January 22, 2008) http://www.nmsa.org/Publications/WebExclusive/Assessment/tabid/1120/Default.aspx
Gentile, J.R., and J. P. Lalley. (2003) Standards and Mastery Learning: Aligning Teaching and Assessment so All Children Can Learn. Corwin Press: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Guskey, Thomas R. (2015) On Your Mark: Challenging the Conventions of Grading and Reporting. Solution Tree: Bloomington, IN.
Guskey, Thomas R. (1997) Implementing Mastery Learning (2nd Ed). Wadsworth Publishing Company: Belmont, CA.
Heflebower, T., Hoegh, J.K., and P. Warrick. (2014) A School Leaders’ Guide to Standards-Based Grading. Marzano Research Laboratory: Bloomington, IN.
Marzano, R.J. (2006) Classroom Assessment and Grading that Work. ASCD: Alexandria, VA.
Marzano, R.J. (2009) Formative Assessment and Standards-Based Grading: Classroom Strategies That Work. Solution Tree: Bloomington, IN.
Marzano, R.J., and M.W. Haystead. (2008) Making standards useful in the classroom. ASCD: Alexandria, VA.
Marzano, R.J., Norford, J.S., Paynter, D.E., Pickering, D.J., and B.B. Gaddy. (2001) A Handbook for Classroom Instruction that Works. ASCD: Alexandria, VA.
Marzano, R.J., Pickering, D.J., and J. E. Pollock. (2005) Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement. Pearson Education, Inc.: Upper Saddle River, N.J.
O’Connor, Ken. (2009) How to Grade for Learning K-12 (3rd ed.). Corwin Press: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Reeves, D.B. (2011) Elements of Grading: A Guide to Effective Practice. Solution Tree: Bloomington, IN.
Reeves, D.B. (December, 2004) The case against the zero. Phi Delta Kappa.
Resnick, L.B. (Fall, 1995) From aptitude to effort: A new foundation for our schools. Daedalus, Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 124 (4), 55-62.
Scriffiny, P.L. (October, 2008) Seven reasons for standards-based grading. Educational Leadership, 70-74.
Wagner, T. (2008) The Global Achievement Gap. Basic Books: New York, NY.
Wiggins, G., and J. McTighe. (2005) Understanding by Design. (2nd Ed). ASCD: Alexandria, VA.
Willingham, D.T. (2009) Why Don’t Students Like School? Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.