Book Title: Who Moved My Standards? Joyful Teaching in an Age of Change: A SOAR-ing Tale
Publisher: Learning Sciences International
Author: Michael D. Toth
A touching parable that inspires educators to tackle rigorous new standards with renewed confidence and enthusiasm. The book includes the SOAR (Students' Opportunities for Achieving Rigor) Rubric, a companion tool to standards-based lesson plans. The rubric drills down the differences between traditional (old economy), student-centered, and real-world applied (new economy) techniques for gathering student evidence.