"This latest book follows the pattern that educators have come to expect from The Thoughtful Classroom folks—a thorough, well-researched, clearly written, and eminently practical toolkit. The use of these proven, teacher-friendly tools will unquestionably engage learners while enhancing the quality of classroom assessment practices."

—Jay McTighe, co-author of the Understanding by Design series

“This amazing, extensive, and well-researched collection of instructional tools should be in every teacher’s professional library.”

—Arthur L. Costa, EdD, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Sacramento

“ The tools are easy to teach, easy to share, and easy to implement. The examples push this book from gold to platinum!”

—Kelly Philbeck, Literacy Coach, Madison Middle School, Richmond, KY

Tools for Thoughtful Assessment is an exciting and indispensable resource for classroom teachers. The tools provide a vehicle to involve students as key partners in the learning and assessment process.”

—Kimberly Zeidler-Watters, Director, P–12 Math and Science Outreach Unit, PIMSER, University of Kentucky

“Once again, The Thoughtful Classroom has come to the rescue, simplifying the assessment process for educators by providing tools that are easy to use and classroom ready.”

—Rick Fisher, Director of Instruction, Allen County Schools, KY