One of ASCD's featured new books is "Assignments Matter" by Eleanor Dougherty. This issue of ASCD express provides highlights from the book and a link to a video excerpt featuring Dougherty. -JL
She writes, "Well-crafted assignments hold the potential to make learning and teaching more focused and relevant because in the crafting process teachers must be deliberate and highly aware of the context, content, and charge involved in an assignment."
Via Jim Lerman