Tag Archives: Formative Assessment

NGSS Assessment Portal

Next Generation Science Assessment Online assessments using complex graphics and modeling for FREE ! Here you will find a set of tasks produced by the NGSA Collaborative, which consists of researchers and technology developers at the University of Illinois at Chicago, SRI International, Michigan State University, and the Concord Consortium. For more details about our […]

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Feedback Webinar BRHS Library

Feedback We will be streaming the webinar below in the library at BRHS Thursday January 26.  We will begin at 2:45 with snacks.  We will have copies of the book available and a short discussion afterwards with those that can stay. How to Give Effective Feedback to Your Students Feedback is an important component of […]

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Assessment- Upcoming PD

ASSESSMENT (continued from spring) MIDCOAST ASSESSMENT LITERACY DAYS 3 & 4 Christine.b.anderson@maine.edu September 30 and December 2 Point Lookout ASSESSMENT (Train the Trainer series) ASSESSMENT FOR LEARNING in STEM & BEYOND Christine.b.anderson@maine.edu 6 module series, stipends (Materials developed by Anita Stewart-McCafferty) Oct 6, Oct 27, Nov 16, Jan 12, Feb 2, Mar 2 Rockland: Midcoast School of […]

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DOE ELA/Literacy Assessment Workshops

Working Smarter, Not Harder:  A Closer Look at Formative Assessment http://www.maine.gov/doe/ela/resources/working-smarter-not-harder.pdf Maine DOE series of 3 workshops to support effective development of formative assessment practices in ELA / Literacy Facilitated by Maine DOE specialists and teacher leaders from across the state  Builds from current practices to extend and deepen knowledge about formative assessment.   Learn more about how to: […]

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Effective, teacher-approved formative assessment practices

Creating a Classroom Culture of Learning: Key Formative Assessment Practices Join Northwest Evaluation Association™ (NWEA™) on February 4 for Creating a Classroom Culture of Learning: Key Formative Assessment Practices, a complimentary 60-minute webinar based on one of our most popular conference sessions. Time: 12:00-1:00 PM We’ll discuss how formative assessment improves student participation, enhances peer-to-peer learning, and helps […]

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Developing and Supporting Formative Assessment Practices in Mathematics

What will teachers gain from participating? Knowledge of key research findings about formative, interim and summative assessment practices in mathematics. Numerous, ready to use tools and resources for learning about and supporting the implementation of assessment practices in the literacy classroom; particularly, formative assessment practices that promote student ownership of learning through the sharing of […]

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Mathematics Professional Development

MATHEMATICS: DEVELOPING and SUPPORTING ASSESSMENT PRACTICES (DSAP) “Start involving mathematics students in the formative assessment process and watch them become more self-regulating learners!”   WHAT?  Ongoing, 7-month, blended PD offering for Midcoast mathematics educators to support classroom implementation and teacher leadership in formative assessment practices.  Learn to share learning goals and monitor progress toward goals including […]

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Homework in a standards’ based classroom

Food for Thought I am sharing a document from  @cvulearns (Emily Rinkema and Stan Williams, erinkema@cvuhs.org and swilliams@cvuhs.org“).  It was shared with me by Craig Kesselheim at Great Schools Partnership and by Christine Anderson-Morehouse, the Midcoast Superintendents’ professional development coordinator. I know some schools have begun to address their homework policies and this document pulls together a few important […]

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Smarter Balanced Digital Library

Hi all I have signed up all staff in AOS 98 for access to the following Smarter Balanced Resource.  Read about it here. In the coming days you will receive login information from the State of Maine, it will contain the link and temporary password for your access.  Once I am sure all have received […]

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