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Proficiency Scales Virtual Workshop

Virtual Event | December 2, 2020
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  • This event is a virtual workshop delivered via the Zoom meeting platform. Attendees will receive a link to participate two days prior to the event.

Proficiency Scales Virtual Workshop

Learn what effective teachers do to target and measure improved student learning. High-quality learning goals set an appropriate level of difficulty, drive the selection of targeted instructional activities, and align with assessment tools that allow teachers and students to measure progress. Explore the research on goal setting and two different kinds of learning goals. Then learn how to design goals that align with proficiency scales, measure student performance, and track results.

  • Distinguish between true learning goals and classroom activities or assignments.
  • Understand the difference between declarative and procedural knowledge.
  • Translate broad standards into specific learning goals.
  • Design goals at varying levels of difficulty, and differentiate content for student needs.
  • Explore three levels of cognition, and learn how to design corresponding assessment items and tasks.

Day 1

10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.


12:30–1:00 p.m.


1:00–4:30 p.m.


All times are eastern time zone.
There will be additional breaks within the presentation times given by the presenter.

Presenters are subject to change.

Hear from our attendees

“I learned so much, and I’m very excited to bring this information back to my team. The hands-on work was so helpful!”

Jamilah Hicks, K–5 ELA academic content specialist, Lafayette Parish School System, Louisiana

“So helpful! The workshop cemented what I already knew and supported new learnings.”

Sandy Giorgi, elementary teaching and learning director, Lakeville Public Schools, Minnesota

“The examples and opportunities to create and collaborate were valuable. I feel equipped to try this work back home.”

Nikysha Gilliam, English teacher and magnet coordinator, Audubon Middle School, California

Additional Information

Product code: WSL199

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

A Handbook for Developing and Using Proficiency Scales in the Classroom

A Handbook for Developing and Using Proficiency Scales in the Classroom

Discover a clear path for creating and utilizing high-quality proficiency scales. Through this practical handbook, you will gain access to a comprehensive toolkit of strategies, methods, and examples for a variety of content areas and grade levels.