Creating Common Core-aligned assessments is a powerful way for educators to help students excel and master the skills they need to be ready to succeed in college and career after they graduate.
(PRWEB) May 01, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today announced an education webinar on how to create Common Core-aligned assessment tasks to measure student mastery with assessment expert Jay McTighe on Tuesday, May 13.
“Assessments are used by effective educators to measure student learning and assess mastery of curriculum and 21st century skills,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “Creating Common Core-aligned assessments is a powerful way for educators to help students excel and master the skills they need to be ready to succeed in college and career after they graduate.”
In this webinar, educators will receive proven, practical tools for designing and developing quality performance tasks based on Jay McTighe’s new LumiBook, “Core Learning: Assessing What Matters Most.” With these tools and McTighe’s insight, educators will be ready to create Common Core-aligned assessment tasks to engage students.
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Founded in 1991 by teachers, School Improvement Network has spent decades researching and documenting the best practices in education. From this research, School Improvement Network has developed the Educator Effectiveness System. This system delivers a process to improve teacher practice 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 by an average of 18 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 in action. Learn more at http://www.schoolimprovement.com.
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