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WORKSHOP REGISTRATION: Challenges and Solutions in Assessment and Grading

May 8, 2017
8:30 am - 3:30 pm
UCF Fairwinds Alumni Center
12676 Gemini Blvd. N., Orlando, FL 32816
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Challenges and Solutions in Assessment and Grading, A Responsive Workshop with Tom Hierck and Garth Larson

Early Bird Rates are now in effect. Prices rise March 15!

Select quantity 3 or more to attend with a team and get a $10 off per ticket.

Don't miss this one-day responsive workshop led by Tom Hierck and Garth Larson, designed to help FL schools successfully move beyond a traditional model of grading and assessment to a target-based or standards-based system within the context of the Florida State Standards. Reserve your ticket(s) now for the event, which will be held on May 8, 2017, at the University of Central Florida (UCF, Orlando) Fairwinds Alumni Center (see details below). 

Topics will include:

  • Prioritizing Instruction
  • Grading
  • Homework
  • Zeros on a 100 Point Scale
  • Assessment as Evidence Gathering Aligned to Learning Targets
  • Reassessment
  • Reporting Structures that Reflect Student Learning
  • Creating Systems of Support Based on Assessment Evidence

Although the presenters will provide general overviews on the topics above, this Responsive Workshop is designed to meet the needs of the teams in attendance. After registering, you will be given the opportunity to share challenges you are experiencing through participant surveys. Hierck and Larson will analyze the responses from all surveys, and build the workshop to best meet the needs of those in attendance. 

Throughout the course of this responsive workshop, you will be actively engaged in collaborative discussions around each topic to better equip you/your team to tackle the challenges you are experiencing. In providing solutions these challenges, Hierck and Larson will present a clear and practical picture for what it means to have meaningful grading and reporting structures in place in schools. Participants will receive materials that will help guide you in this process, including the newly published laminated reference guide, Target-Based Grading in Collaborative Teams. You will walk away from the workshop with several steps on how to practically incorporate these concepts back in their schools or districts.

Don’t miss the opportunity to work in teams and collectively come up with solutions to the challenges you face in providing more meaningful learning opportunities in your schools and districts.

About the Presenters
Tom Hierck is 
a world-renowned speaker and author of over a dozen books on positive learning environments and assessment. 

Garth Larson is an e
ducation consultant, frequent presenter on RTI and assessment, and President of FIRST Educational Resources.


By selecting "Add to Cart" and purchase now with a credit card, you will receive a downloadable "ticket" confirming your registration. Further details and a questionnaire will be emailed to you in the coming weeks. To pay with a purchase order or to receive a student rate, please call 800-453-7461.

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