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Monday, October 30, 2017 - 3:30pm

Presented by Larry Ainsworth

Discover how teacher teams can gain the clarity to intentionally align standards, instruction, assessment, and data analysis to ensure greater student achievement that is visible on high-stakes assessments. The CFA 2.0 process fosters the clarity teachers need to align their pre- and post-assessments and use the resulting student feedback as diagnostic data to adjust and differentiate instruction.


Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 3:30pm

Watch Laura Greenstein's Archived Webinar

In this webinar, Laura Greenstein asks, in light of the Common Core State Standards, how can you measure student mastery of skills like creativity, problem solving, and use of technology? Based on the best ideas of renowned experts in education, this webinar provides a framework and practical ideas for measuring thinking skills, actions, and living skills.


Grading for Impact: Raising Student Achievement Through a Target-Based Assessment and Learning System

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Tom Hierck and Garth Larson

Assessment, grading, and reporting represent the foundational elements in most schools and districts throughout the U.S. and Canada. Educational systems continue to look for ways to maximize learning, increase achievement, and provide honest and accurate results to students and families as relate to both academic and behavioral expectations. Attend this webinar to hear Tom Hierck and Garth Larson report on one method that provides educators with a practical way to achieve these goals: target-based assessment, grading, and reporting.


Teacher Clarity: A Catalyst to Student Clarity and Success

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 3:30pm

Presented by Kara Vandas

When teachers have a deep understanding of what students must know and be able to do, the rate of student learning can double (Hattie, 2012). What’s more, teacher clarity leads to greater student clarity, which empowers students to take greater ownership over their learning, goal setting, and proving their learning. Join Corwin author and consultant, Kara Vandas, to explore the simple but powerful practices that you can begin implementing to streamline instruction and assessment, and drastically accelerate learning. 


How to Grade for Learning

Monday, December 10, 2018 - 3:30pm

Presented by Ken O'Connor

Curriculum, instruction, and assessment have increasingly become standards-based but parallel changes in grading and reporting have been slow, especially in middle and high schools. This webinar will focus on eight guidelines for standards-based grading. Issues that will be addressed include purpose, content standards, performance standards, learning skills/work habits, and hot button issues such as late work and academic dishonesty.


Your Mathematics Formative Assessment Game Plan

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 3:30pm

Presented by Francis “Skip” Fennell

Do you really know what your students are thinking when doing mathematics? How can you find out? What will you do next? This webinar addresses teachers’ challenges and questions in using formative assessment to guide planning and teaching, and monitor student progress in mathematics. Based on Skip Fennell’s new book, The Formative 5: Everyday Assessment Techniques for Every Math Classroom, it will present teacher and classroom-tested formative assessment techniques that are doable—every day—and that make a difference. The Formative 5 is a palette of the techniques that research shows provide the most effective assessment “game plan” for any mathematics classroom.


Building and Developing Assessment-Capable Learners

Monday, April 1, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by John Hattie

Join Professor John Hattie as he discusses the importance of fostering an environment where students are encouraged to take ownership of their learning. Hattie will share insights into what it means to learn and what fuels learning, the importance of self-assessment, the characteristics of assessment-capable learners, and the influences educators can employ to help their students build capacity and become assessment-capable Visible Learners. Participants can expect to leave the session with a better understanding of the strategies necessary for empowering students to shape their own educational success.


Making Sense of Learning Transfer

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:30pm

Presented by Julie Stern and Nathalie Lauriault

Most educators want students to be strong thinkers and problem-solvers; and to be empowered to use their learning beyond the school walls. But applying what we’ve learned to new contexts – also known as learning transfer – can be incredibly difficult to achieve. Nearly all learners, young and old, struggle with learning transfer. Do you want to help students become more conscious of their thinking and increase their ability to unlock complex situations? Join us for this cutting-edge webinar that will help you to promote depth and breadth of understanding by using learning transfer as both a means and an end goal of learning.


Keys to Achieving Excellence in Local Assessment Systems

Monday, February 13, 2017 - 3:30pm

Presented by Rick Stiggins

Now that ESSA has granted states and districts increased flexibility and ownership, we have the unprecedented opportunity to change assessment for the better. Enter Rick Stiggins, who has helped thousands of teachers, principals, and other educational leaders become assessment-literate and develop systems built on quality assessments. If you’re looking for straightforward steps and strategies for designing a plan that balances formative and summative assessments, this webinar is a must-attend.



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