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Intro to the Why’s & How’s of Formative Assessment

Planning to update the examples below [Sept 30, 2015] On Friday April 20th approximately 35 secondary teachers from around the VSB met to learn and share more about the why’s and how’s of formative assessment. The first part of the … Continue reading

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Revised Assessment in Action – April 20th – Churchill

This event has been changed and scaled down. Unfortunately the number of teachers who have signed up does not justify the cost of having Judy & Linda come & present. Fortunately I am very familiar with their work (and am … Continue reading

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Teaser: Embedding Formative Assessment

“Teachers need professional development because the job of teaching is so difficult, so complex, that one lifetime is not enough to master it.”  Dylan Wiliam I am currently reading Dylan Wiliam’s recent book Embedded Formative Assessment which embodies a thirty-five-year … Continue reading

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Easy Reading for Physics Teachers

Sharing Learning Intentions – some Science & Physics unit plans from BC teachers: Doug Smith, VSB Jacob Martens, VSB New Physics blogger Pull Yourself Up By Your Bootstraps Making Of a Free Body Diagram Excellent Physics blogger (check out his … Continue reading

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AfL Series Information

Session #1 – Growth Mindset and Engagement (Oct 17, 2012) Session #1 Slides – AfL School Team Series (ppt) For your AfL reading you may wish to check out this list of books recommended by Linda & Judy and/or this list of articles, books, … Continue reading

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Assessment in Action – Follow Up Resources

Presentations: Keynote Presentation (Linda Kaser) INQUIRY in ACTION (Judy Halbert & Linda Kaser) Aboriginal Education Presentation Renee Diemert & Chas Desjarlais English Presentation Pam Hansen Science Presentation – Jacob Martens Social Studies Presentation – Janet Thompson Effect size exercise & Appendix D BOOKS, FREE … Continue reading

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Assessment in Action – AfL Focus Day

Thank you to all who have registered to attend this event.  Registration is now closed. Sign-in & coffee start at 8:30 AM in the David Thompson cafeteria. The Keynote presentation by Judy Halbert & Linda Kaser starts at 9:00 AM.

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Assessment in Action – AfL Focus Day w/ Judy & Linda

Linda & Judy will spend an interactive day with us on February 17th as we explore a learning model that embeds a growth mindset into our practices and shifts us towards stronger learning orientation in our classrooms. They will start … Continue reading

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Motivation – Reading & Research shared by Anne Davies

Motivation Newsletter Also of interest: Connections Group Articles – free registration Assessment for Learning – An Online Resource for Educators

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Professional Learning

Professional Learning – Newsletter #1 There many things that influence student learning.  Some influences have a large positive effect, some have a small positive effect, some have a negative effect and some have no effect. Some influences can be changed … Continue reading

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