Robert Marzano certainly leads the way in using research information and applying it to our classroom practive. His book Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading is a great resource for anyone interested in learing more about this subject. I participated in a webinar with Dr. Marzano earlier this year where he used a powerpoint to walk participants through the key ideas in his book. Here's that powerpoint!
i enjoyed reading this power point presentation. its really nice presentation which depicts formative assessment, summative assessment and grading very comprehensively. i suggest all my friends to read and request the author to post such useful materials.