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Rethinking Evidence-Based Assessment and Reporting Workshop
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Little Rock, Arkansas | September 8–9, 2020
$689.00
 

Designing effective assessments is critical for every K–12 educator. Without meaningful assessment data, informed judgments cannot be made about where students are in their learning or next instructional steps. Join us for this workshop to learn everything you need to know to implement a comprehensive system of evidence-based assessment and reporting that provides valid and reliable measures of student learning.

  • Design, interpret, and systematically use three different types of formative assessments.
  • Identify essential standards and create assessments to accurately reflect learning.
  • Understand the essential elements of proficiency scales and how they can be used in classrooms to engage students in the learning process.
  • Gain strategies for building a variety of high-quality assessments aligned to proficiency scales.
  • Learn how to track student progress and assign meaningful grades using sound grading practices.

Day 1

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–8:30 p.m.

Welcome, introductions, overview

8:30 a.m.–9:45 a.m.

Understand the need for a new Classroom Assessment Paradigm

9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Understanding the structure and function of proficiency scales for the most important learning goals.

11:30–12:30 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Using proficiency scales in the classroom to engage students in the learning process.

1:45–2:00 p.m.

Break

2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Learning different types and purposes of assessment.

3:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Summary, Closure


Day 2

7:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.

Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m.–9:45 p.m.

Developing a variety of high-quality assessments aligned to proficiency scales.

9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

Developing a variety of high-quality assessments aligned to proficiency scales.
Analyzing assessment results to determine student learning.

11:30–12:30 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

12:30 p.m.–1:45 p.m.

Learning grading practices that support standards-referenced and standards-based grading systems.

1:45–2:15 p.m.

Break

2:15 p.m.–3:15 p.m.

Learning grading practices that support standards-referenced and standards-based grading systems.
Learn process for determining summative scores (grades) using assessment data aligned to proficiency scales.
Reviewing sample standards-referenced progress reports.

3:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.

Summary, Closure



Presenters are subject to change.

In order to receive the discounted hotel room rate, please mention Marzano Resources. Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Parking Information: $10 Self Park


Primary Hotel

Embassy Suites by Hilton Little Rock
11301 Financial Centre Parkway
Little Rock, AR 72211
501.312.9000

Discounted Rate: (single or double) $109 per night
Deadline: August 17, 2020, or until group rate is sold out

Online reservations

Venue

Embassy Suites by Hilton Little Rock

11301 Financial Centre Parkway

Little Rock, Arkansas


Additional Information

Product code: WSL166

Cancellations and Substitutions

All cancellations and substitutions must be in submitted in writing via fax (812.336.7790) or email [email protected]

  • Cancellations more than 90 days prior to the event require a $75 processing fee per person.
  • Cancellations between 10 and 90 days prior to the event require half the registration fee.
  • Cancellations less than 10 days prior to the event will receive no refund.

Included with your registration

Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading

Formative Assessment & Standards-Based Grading

Learn how to design, interpret, and systematically use three different types of formative assessments and how to track student progress and assign meaningful grades.