Professional Learning Opportunities: The Brighton Blueprint Action Steps - Professional Learning Opp

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    CTLE: Continuing Leader and Teacher Education

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    Improving Grading: Practices & policies you should develop or adopt and those you should always avoid with Thomas R.  Guskey

    2-hour DVD available in teacher center with MLP Reflection: if you want a thinking partner please contact J. Kopp.  Connection to Blueprint: Grading Practices and Rigor

     

    Your Grading Check-up: Practices to Adopt, Refine or Drop Now?Speaker: Thomas Guskey

    A top grading expert shows you how to review your current grading policies and practices and make sure you’re following best practices; whatever system you are using.

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    Standards-Based Grading for Struggling and Exceptional Learners  

    Grading expert Lee Ann Jung walks you through a process for assigning fair and accurate grades to the work of struggling learners. Lee Ann will discuss modifying standards and selecting appropriate outcome measures. 

    Connection to Blueprint: Grading Practices and Rigor

    Webinar available online. Watch whenever you want!? 

    Click on the link: http://www.ernweb.com/brightongrading/

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    Engage Students in Assessment to Boost Motivation, Learning and Achievement 

    The research is clear: ?Teachers who make assessment part of the learning process create classrooms where students learn and achieve more. If you want your students to strive to produce quality work in relation to standards, they need to be “in the loop” on what the learning goals are and how progress is being measured.

    Join?Sandra Herbst?and?Anne Davies?for a 2-hour webinar that will give you lots of practical ideas and strategies for involving students in assessing how well they are meeting curricular standards and expectations. Sandra and Anne will show you how you can help students use the language of assessment, identify quality work and self-monitor their progress.

    Connection to Blueprint: Rigor

    Ø  2 hour DVD available in teacher center with MLP Reflection; if you want a thinking partner please contact J. Kopp. 

     

    What’s Fair? Best Practices for Grading and Assessment in the Differentiated Classroom

    You’ve made a great deal of progress differentiating instruction in the classroom. Now take the next step with your assessment and grading practices. Rick shares many thoughtful and practical strategies. 

    Connection to Blueprint: Grading Practices and Rigor

    Webinar available online. Watch whenever you want!? 

    Ø  Click on the link: http://www.ernweb.com/brightongrading/

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    Not just extra credit: How to put critical thinking at the core of teaching and learning where it belongs

    Join Garfield Gini-Newman for a 2-hour webinar that will show you how to immerse your students in critical and creative thinking. Discover powerful new ways to build on what you already do to invite your students to engage in active inquiry. Learn to frame a curriculum with a cascading model of questioning in which learning flows from a rich, provocative question and task. In this model, students explore related lines of inquiry as they build understanding, revise their thinking and uncover the big ideas. 

    Connection to Blueprint: Rigor

    Ø  DVD available in teacher center with MLP Reflection; if you want a thinking partner please contact J. Kopp. 

     

    Rethinking Homework:? Best Practices to Advance Learning and Respect Student Time 

    Join Cathy Vatterott, aka the homework lady, for a practical, lively and thought-provoking 2-hour webinar on what’s effective and ineffective in homework practices. ?She will?examine ingrained beliefs and biases about homework, conventional homework practices and discuss how the moves toward standards-based grading and tougher standards are changing homework. 

    Connection to Blueprint: Grading Practices and Rigor?? 

    Ø  DVD available in teacher center with MLP Reflection; if you want a thinking partner please contact J. Kopp. 

     

    Good Homework, Bad Homework: How to Tell the Difference 

    Are you often uncertain about when and how to give your students homework so that it is relevant and worthwhile, not frustrating and pointless?? With research so mixed on homework’s impact on learning, Harris helps you make sense of a lot of seemingly conflicting evidence so that you can assign only the “good” homework. 

    Connection to Blueprint: Grading Practices and Rigor

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    Master Class with Carol Ann Tomlinson: How to Plan and Design Differentiated Instruction

    A certain amount of improvisation is necessary to meet the unpredictable and diverse needs of your learners. But, the most effective differentiated instruction happens only with careful and deliberate planning. Carol walks you through the design process.

    Connection to Blueprint: Rigor

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