Use of Assessment Feedback
Develop a System of Individual Student Feedback at the District, School, and Classroom Levels
- Design assessments for learning.
- Employ systems to track student knowledge gains.
- Use technology to increase student involvement.
- Make standards useful in the classroom.
- Implement defensible grading practices.
ESD/Marzano Standards-Based Mathematics and Science Rubrics
The purpose of this project was to design a comprehensive assessment system for mathematics and science standards that will: 1) focus instruction across a school and/or a district on specific areas of knowledge and skill; and 2) provide a vehicle for teachers and/or other school staff to keep track of the progress of individual students on each topic using teacher-designed formal and informal assessments.
Build Background Knowledge & Academic Vocabulary
Math Vocabulary List
Examples of what a WA State school district might produce using the state mathematics standards.
Science Vocabulary List
Examples of what a WA State school district might produce using the state science standards.
Getting Serious About Reform – What's a District to Do?
A brief overview of Marzano's three commitments.
Template to Make Your Own Word List
This Excel Spreadsheet will assist schools in developing their own word lists.
This document distills some of Dr. Marzano's 35 years of research into key findings that will facilitate dramatic school improvements.
Sample Vocabulary Terms for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies
Marzano's sample list for language arts, mathematics, science and social studies.