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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

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Practitioner-Level Math Training:
Assessing Student Performance and Using Results to Improve Performance

The Practitioner-Level Training for mathematics is designed for participants who have basic understanding of performance-based assessment and instruction as well as the Exemplars assessment rubric. Typically, participants have some experience using Exemplars material in their classrooms.

The Broad Agenda

  • Participants assess student work brought from their own classrooms to inform instruction
  • Discuss strengths and weaknesses evident in student work
  • Develop and share strategies for improving learning opportunities
  • Address specific questions pertaining to Exemplars assessment rubric to improve scoring validity and reliability
  • Learn how to embed problem solving into the regular curriculum
  • Investigate strategies for increasing student communication
  • Review resources for working/assessment portfolios and use of preliminary planning sheets


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In a career of more than 20 years in education and going to professional development meetings, there have only been one or two experiences that have changed the way I approach teaching. The Exemplars workshop has been one of them.


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