Kevin Baird, Chairman at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness, presents a practical, pragmatic five-step routine any teacher in any grade and any subject can use to help students make sense of assessment questions.
K-12 educators explore ways to rework an existing performance task to show what all students with different learning styles can do.
In this webinar, participants will analyze examples of oral and written feedback, evaluate their quality, and judge their effectiveness.
As schools receive the results on their new assessments, new and surprising gaps are emerging. Kevin Baird, Chairman at the nonprofit Center for College & Career Readiness, revealed the latest assessment data, uncovering the new priority skill gaps grade by grade, in ELA and Mathematics.
Waiting until learning is complete to correct gaps or misconceptions can sometimes be too late. Changing instruction in the moment as a response to how and what students are learning is the key to ensuring that all students succeed. Technology certainly makes the formative assessment process easier and more effective.
What do the most difficult assessment items look like in English Language Arts and Math? How can we prepare our students for increased rigor on Common Core Assessments, including those aligned assessments in Advanced Placement Courses, International Baccalaureate, and on the SAT and ACT exams?
According to Hattie (2009), who did a meta-analysis of hundreds of studies, formative assessment is in the Top 10 of effective teacher practices. So, the question becomes “How and when do I do formative assessments to maximize their effectiveness?”
Susan M. Brookhart, Ph.D. focused on creating or adapting rubrics for classroom use. The session emphasized how to write criteria and performance level descriptions that assess student learning and how to involve students in using rubrics.
Are you using games in the classroom? Have you thought about bringing games to your class or institution? Would you like to find out more about the value of using games to engage and assess students?
Digital imagery offers countless new opportunities for teachers to assess student understanding. In this webinar, Sara Torpey considered practical approaches to both formative and summative student assessment that can be used immediately!