Jay McTighe’s rubric for writing Common Core or standards-based assessments can help educators tailor assessments to any standards and gauge student learning and mastery.
Salt Lake City (PRWEB) December 19, 2013
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced a webinar recording of education expert Jay McTighe showing how to write assessments aligned to the Common Core Standards or any state-specific standards to measure student mastery and learning.
“Assessments are crucial to measuring whether or not students are mastering the Common Core or any standards and progressing towards college and career readiness,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “Jay McTighe’s rubric for writing Common Core or standards-based assessments can help educators tailor assessments to any standards and gauge student learning and mastery.”
Educators who watch McTighe’s webinar will gain the following guides to help them write Common Core or standards-aligned assessments:
- Specific instructions and guidelines for creating performance assessment tasks
- Video interviews with teachers planning their own performance assessment tasks
- Video demonstrations of real classrooms successfully implementing standards-aligned tests
- Rubrics for grading, assessment, and a standards-based test writing rubric
About School Improvement Network
Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices and teaching strategies in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice and teaching strategies and gives educators a set of powerful tools to drive the process. Research shows that districts and schools that use the tools in the Educator Effectiveness System produce better teachers and, as a result, experience dramatic increases in student achievement, driving up student proficiency scores by an average of 19 percent in a single year. School Improvement Network works with thousands of schools and districts in every state and around the world and has visited over 3,500 classrooms to document best practices and teaching strategies in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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