Building and Using High Quality Classroom Performance Assessment

September 24, 2014, William and Mary,

***This session is now FULL. We will be offering it again in the Fall. Check back soon for the date/time.***

Chris Gareis, Associate Professor at the College of William and Mary will open the session with key concepts on performance assessment design. Practitioners who use performance assessments with their students will lead breakout sessions, sharing their examples and experiences. This session is designed primarily for grades 3-8  teachers of science and social studies. 

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Building Mathematical Thinking Kindergarten Through Algebra: Strategies for Teachers

Oct 2 and 23 in Campbell County or Oct 4 and 27 in Abingdon

​This institute is designed to help elementary and middle school teachers plan and teach with rich mathematical tasks. These tasks help students learn to use mathematical process skills while providing a structure for mathematical discussion and higher- level thinking.

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Communicating, Collaborating, Coaching: How Great Instructional Coaches Work With Teachers

Oct. 7, 2014, Daleville

This session is for instructional coaches, specialists, lead teachers, anyone whose job is assisting teachers to provide high-quality instruction for students.

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Effective Strategies to Improve Children’s Abilities to Control their Behaviors and Emotions

Oct 9 and Nov 6, Willliamsburg

​This session, especially designed for PreK and Kindergarten teachers, teaches evidence-based strategies to reduce children’s display of disruptive behaviors by facilitating their self-regulation skills

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2014 Annual Conference: School is for Innovators

December 3-5, 2014 , Doubletree by Hilton, Williamsburg

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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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