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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Leadership Sessions

The Standards-Based Classroom:
What to Look For and How to Support Your Teachers

This workshop provides an opportunity for leaders and administrators to understand the basics of standards-based assessment and instruction and scientific inquiry in their schools' classrooms and to support teachers with the process.

The Broad Agenda

  • Discuss ways to move scientific inquiry and communication forward as a whole staff
  • Discuss what to look for in a standards-based classroom and how to question students about their scientific inquiry and communication
  • Define the vocabulary of scientific-inquiry assessment and communication
  • Define the types of assessment that an educator incorporates in her/his teaching
  • Study and apply the Exemplars scientific inquiry and communication scoring rubric
  • Link the Exemplars science inquiries and scoring rubric to state grade-level expectations depth of knowledge, state release items, etc.)

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