How to Grade for Learning, K-12: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development (3rd Revised edition)

How to Grade for Learning, K-12: A Multimedia Kit for Professional Development (3rd Revised edition)

By: Ken B. O'Connor (editor)Mixed Media

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Description

This comprehensive multimedia presentation, based on the third edition of Ken O'Connor's bestseller, provides staff developers with the ideal resources for helping K-12 teachers apply effective grading strategies that encourage student success. Participants will be able to refine their methods and ensure that grading practices - Honor the learning process and include students in both learning and assessment - Reflect definitive information about a student's academic strengths and weaknesses - Accurately measure achievement only, separate from behavior - Are consistent and aligned with performance standards that are clearly communicated to students Includes: DVD (53 min.), Facilitator's Guide, CD-ROM, Companion Book

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About Author

Ken O'Connor has been an independent consultant on assessment and evaluation from 1996 to present. He has been a staff development presenter and facilitator on assessment, grading and reporting in 33 states and 7 provinces and 5 countries outside North America. He was a keynote presenter at the EARCOS Teachers Conference in Bangkok in March 2003 and an institute presenter at AISA conferences in Cameroon, Tanzania and Zimbabwe in October 2005. His teaching career included experience as a geography teacher and department head at L'Amoreaux C.I. and Maplewood High School in Scarborough, Ontario, 1976-90, and teaching at four schools in Toronto and Melbourne, Australia (Grade 7 - 12) starting in 1967. Ken was a Curriculum Coordinator responsible for Student Assessment and Evaluation for the Scarborough Board of Education and then the Toronto District School Board from March 1990 to June 1999. He has also worked as a consultant on Secondary Assessment at the Ontario Ministry of Education. His major extra-curricular interest is field hockey, as a player, umpire and coach. As a coach, three of his players went on to represent Canada in the Olympics. He also umpired at the 1984 Olympic Games and the 1990 World Cup.

Contents

Acknowledgments About the Author Introduction How to Use This Guide How to Use the DVD Additional Resources for Facilitators Chapter-by-Chapter Study Guide: How to Grade for Learning Welcome and Workshop Starter 1. Hello From Ken O'Connor Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 1 2. Setting the Stage Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 1: Definition of Terms Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 2: Problems and Solutions Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 3: Purpose Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 4: Perspectives, Beliefs, Underpinning Issues Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 2 3. Supportive of Learning Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 1: Formative Assessment, Summative Assessment & Feedback for Learning Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 2: Role of Homework Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 3: Emphasize More Recent Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 4: Provide Multiple Opportunities Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 5: Encouraging Student Involvement Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 3 4. Meaningful Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 1: Rubrics Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 2: Standards-Based Report Cards Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 4 5. Accurate Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 1: Quality Assessment Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 2: Appropriate and Limited Calculations Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Part 3: Using Zeros Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 5 6. Consistent Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 6 7. Summary/Conclusion Summary Discussion Questions Workshop Activity Practical Application for Chapter 7 Handouts Sample Workshop Agendas Half-Day Workshop Agenda One-Day Workshop Agenda Two-Day Workshop Agenda Three-Day Workshop Agenda Workshop Evaluation Form References

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/07/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781412954389
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 96
  • ID: 9781412954389
  • weight: 1542
  • ISBN10: 141295438X
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
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