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August Event 2007

What a Difference a Word Makes

blessing our students with assessment for learning  

August 20, 2007 , 9:00 – 1:30 PM

Mount Vernon Christian School

sponsored by Alta Vista and NorthWest Christian Schools International  
 

Workshop Topics:

      • Exploring beliefs about assessment
      • Competing forces in the assessment world
      • Research-based principles for effective assessment
      • Assessment for and as learning
      • Growing a professional community of practice
 

Essential Questions:  

  • How do our beliefs about teaching and learning shape our assessment practices?
  • How can assessment be a blessing for students? For teachers?
  • How can we change our practices to put greater emphasis on assessment for learning?
  • How might effective classroom assessment help further our mission as Christian educators?
 
 
 

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August Event Archive
2016 Teachers Learning Together
2015 Connect-Engage-Grow
2014 CELEBRATING and CONNECTING
2013 Opening Doors to Student Understanding
2012 Becoming Students of Our Students' Work - Together
2011 Aligning Learning Targets with Appropriate Assessments
2010 Centering our Practice around Four Essential Questions
2009 Differentiation: responsive teaching for student learning
2008 Serving Children with Grace and Skill
2007 What a Difference a Word Makes
2006 Parents as Partners
2005 What Story will Shape your Classroom?
2004 Celebrating and Nurturing Good Teaching
2003 Bound Together by a Common Vision
2002 Building on the Foundation
2001 Pausing at the Columbia
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