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Creating Quality Assessments Workshop

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$569.00

Creating Quality Assessments Workshop

San Francisco, California | March 4–5, 2020

Learn how to write proficiency scale–based assessments that measure student learning in the most accurate and meaningful ways.

During this workshop, you will receive an overview of Marzano Resources’s analysis of more than 4,000 large-scale assessment items in English language arts and mathematics. Using this analysis as a guide, you and your team will discover research-backed best practices for writing assessments that prompt learners to fully demonstrate their knowledge and skills.

  • Explore specific assessment item types in English language arts and mathematics.
  • Receive templates, guidelines, and processes to write your own items.
  • Learn the benefits of student-written assessments.
  • Acquire tools students can use to write their own items.

Additional Information

Product Code: WSL165

  • Robert J. Marzano

    Robert J. Marzano, PhD, is cofounder and chief academic officer of Marzano Resources in Denver, Colorado. A leading researcher in education, he is a speaker, trainer, and author of more than 50 books and 200 articles.

  • Shelley Gies

    Shelley Gies, EdD, is the director of curriculum and instruction at Clark-Pleasant Community Schools in Indiana. During her 30 years of experience as an educator, she has also served as a principal and teacher.



Presenters are subject to change.

Venue

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway San Francisco
1500 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109

Hotel Accommodations

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.

Primary Hotel

Holiday Inn Golden Gateway San Francisco
1500 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
866.272.7098

Discounted Rate: (single or double) $239 per night
Deadline: February 7, 2020, or until group rate is sold out

Online reservations

Parking Information: $30 Self Park

Cancellations and Substitutions

All cancellations and substitutions must be in submitted in writing via fax (812.336.7790) or email registration@marzanoresources.com

  • 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:

Day One

7:00–8:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00–11:30 a.m.
What makes a good assessment?
  • Articulating three levels of content
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00–3:30 p.m.
The new paradigm for classroom assessment
  • Using proficiency scales
  • Using formative scores to generate summative scores

Day Two

7:00–8:00 a.m.
Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00–11:30 a.m.
What makes a good assessment item?
  • Analysis of released items
  • What is needed besides content knowledge?
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00–3:30 p.m.
Frames for writing assessment items
  • Math
  • ELA
  • Science