Events

Online Course: Designing Performance Assessments

Online and asynchronous

​This 20-hour online course from ASCD (available at a discount through VASCD) provides an introduction to performance assessment design.

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Formative Assessment: The Leadership Perspective (webinar)

January 20, 4:30- 5:30 via Adobe Connect

​This interactive webinar for team, school, and division leaders shares lessons learned about leading school initiatives to integrate formative assessment into daily instruction.

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Building and Using High Quality Classroom Performance Assessment

We're very sorry. This session has been cancelled.  We hope you will consider attending one of our other assessment-related sessions. 

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Performance Assessment Design for Teachers

This session is FULL. We hope you'll consider one of our other PD programs.

Learn to apply a user-friendly format  to construct performance tasks that both align with the Standards of Learning and tap into higher-order thinking skills. 

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Formative Assessment for Learning

We're very sorry. This session has been canceled. We hope to host it at a later date.

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Assessing College, Career and Citizen Ready Skills

We're very sorry. This session has been canceled. We hope to host it at a later date.

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Varying Performance Tasks to Target Higher-order Thinking Skills

February 18, 4:00- 5:30, online webinar

Join Sue Brookhart, author of the ASCD book How to design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, for this online session focusing on how performance assessment tasks support students' analytical and creative thinking.

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Using Rubrics to Guide Instruction and Grading

February 24, 2015, Online with Sue Brookhart

Join Sue Brookhart, author of the ASCD book How to Create and Use Rubrics for Formative Assessment and Grading, for this online session. Get best-practice guidance to help use design and use rubrics that measure learning with validity and quality.

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Formative Assessment Leadership

March 12, The Place at Innsbrook, Richmond

Karen Sanzo and Steve Myran lead tis interactive workshop to help participants integrate formative assessment into instruction AND use data from these assessments to inform decision making. 

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Fair Isn’t Always Equal

March 19, 2015, Holmes Middle School, Alexandria

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Rick Wormeli offers the latest research combined with common sense thinking to help teachers make sense of assessment and grading practices in today's differentiated classrooms. 

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Getting Scoring Right: How to Calibrate Assessment Scores for Reliability

June 23 in Richmond

​This hands-on session models a scoring calibration process to maximize the reliability of performance assessment scores.

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