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Common Formative Assessments Seminar

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Event:
Common Formative Assessments Seminar
Start:
December 4, 2012
End:
December 5, 2012
Cost:
679
Category:
Organizer:
The Leadership and Learning Center
Phone:
1.866.399.6019
blittle@leadandlearn.com
Venue:
Red Rock Resort
Phone:
1.866.767.7773
Address:
Google Map
11011 West Charleston Blvd.,
Las Vegas, NV
, 89135

What are the benefits of this seminar?

Common Formative Assessments, the centerpiece of an integrated standards-assessment system, give critical insight into a student’s learning. They are collaboratively designed and administered at scheduled times to provide teachers with the diagnostic data needed to monitor and adjust instruction. During this two-day seminar, participants will learn the 10-step process for creating Common Formative Assessments and develop a sample assessment with accompanying scoring guides. This highly interactive seminar ensures educators gain a deep understanding of how to collaboratively develop and refine assessments to gather reliable and timely feedback on their students’ progress.

This seminar is based on the book Common Formative Assessments: How to Connect Standards-Based Instruction and Assessment by Larry Ainsworth and Donald Viegut (Corwin Press, 2006).

Who Should Attend:

  • Elementary Teachers
  • Secondary Teachers
  • Curriculum Coordinators
  • Administrators

Attendees Will Learn How To:

  • Apply assessment literacy skills
  • Understand how Common Formative Assessments (CFAs) are the centerpiece of an integrated standards and assessment system
  • Utilize the first-draft items for a CFA
  • Evaluate and improve the quality of CFAs using tools and techniques from the seminar
  • Explore how the implementation of the CFA process improves instruction for all students

Registration

Team Package:

Teams of 5 or more receive $20 off of the full individual tuition for each attendee.

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