Ugh!, Assessment: How to make it work for you
Learn a variety of formal and informal assessment strategies that help you evaluate evidence of early learning in your students and the effectiveness of your program.
The Assessment Pathway: Using assessment to guide your program
Move from the what it is to the how to phase. This workshop shows you how to interpret and implement assessment data effectively so that you can easily mold and guide your lessons and activities, PLUS ways to create assessment tools t meet your specific needs.
Say Cheese! Using photographs to document, teach and assess in the classroom
Children love to look at pictures of themselves. Learn how to capitalize on this thrill and turn it into productive ways for teaching and assessing the students in your class. The focus is on cognitive, social and behavioral skills.
Building Powerful Portfolios
Assessing our children is becoming a necessary part of our early childhood programs. Learn practical and easy ways to develop a comprehensive assessment picture of every child through the collection of student work that exhibits progress, efforts and achievements throughout the school year.
So What Was That Story About? Assessing and Teaching Reading Comprehension
Duke and Pearson (2002) say that Comprehension instruction is best when it focuses on a few well-taught, well-learned strategies. This workshop does just that! You will discover a variety of ways to build comprehension through storytelling, predicting, drama and retelling skills.
Kindergarten readiness: Are you preparing your preschoolers?
The pressure of SOLs is creeping down to our early childhood programs and everyone is getting nervous: parents and teachers alike. Come and learn what children entering kindergarten really should be able to do and strategies to ensure your children are prepared!