8th Grade ELA Posters with Learning Goals and Scales - EDITABLE

“I use these as Focus Standard posters and mini-rubrics. A fantastic resource!” – Candace C.
December 5, 2018

4th Grade Math Assessment with Learning Goals & Scales

“These scaled assessments are great! I love that the questions show a progression of skills so I can see where students may be struggling, and it also gives the kids the opportunity to see that they can do something, even if they’re not quite “on level” yet. Thanks.” – Robert R.
December 1, 2018

5th Grade ELA Posters with Learning Goals and Scales

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November 26, 2018

2nd Grade Math Assessment with Marzano Scales

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November 30, 2018

5th Grade ELA Assessment Reading Literature RL with Proficiency Scales

“I am so grateful for this resource! It makes transitioning to standards based grading so much easier!! Thank you for your incredibly hard work!” – Katt F. November 26, 2018

3rd Grade Math Bilingual Proficiency Scales - English & Spanish

This is a perfect resource for my dual language classroom, especially since my students can rate themselves as we work through each skill.”  Socorro F. December 2, 2018

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Meet Melanie LiCausi

Melanie is the original creator of Leveled Assessments for Math and ELA.  Leveled Assessments take Marzano’s research to a whole new LEVEL, by adding clear and objective tasks to proficiency scales. Melanie’s experience with differentiation comes from twelve years in the classroom teaching first grade, second grade, middle school math, and several years of Gifted Resource in a multi-age classroom for grades 3-5.  She has mastered the art of aligning content at multiple grade levels to give students a smooth and defined path for progress. 

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Brain-Based Goals

Are you often drawn toward self- improvement goals? I have probably read 50 books on psychology, spirituality, sociology, religion, teaching pedagogy, and motivational guides. As a teacher, personal and professional development has always been a huge part of my life....

Assessment that Saves Classroom Time

Do you feel like WAY too much of your classroom time is spent completing standardized assessments? What if it were possible to develop an assessment that saves classroom time instead? Seriously! Read on to see the simple two-page leveled assessments that I’ve used to...

5 Ideas to Post Learning Objectives with Scales

The greatest benefit of posting learning objectives is to increase student engagement! Post learning standards to create a VISUAL focus that students can refer to throughout a unit. Post learning goals to give your students access to the curriculum so they can take...

Metric Olympic Math Games in the Classroom

Students seldom get enough experience with measurement for the content to really stick. Especially American students, learning about the metric system. Research says that students' attention and retention are highest when they are emotionally engaged. What better way...

Best Strategy to Introduce New Content – Learning Scales!

Have you ever struggled to engage your students attention in a lesson? Most kids decide on their interest or engagement level in the first minute. If they feel unfamiliar, overwhelmed, or don’t see the relevance of content they can immediately turn off. You find...

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