Standards-based Assessment & Grading: Principles & Practicalities for Today's Classroom!
A Two-Day Seminar for Teachers of Grades 5 to 12
Dramatically impact teaching and learn the “how’s” and “why’s” of assessing and grading diverse learners in all subjects in a standards-based world!
  • Focus assessments so that they provide valid evidence of what is and is not mastery.
  • Effectively use assessment that reveals your students' readiness and then provides descriptive feedback to help students revise their efforts and achieve mastery of content and skills.
  • Identify the necessary elements for useful pre-, formative, common, and summative assessments that really work in today's classrooms.
  • Know what to grade, how to grade, and how to report a grade, especially when working with students who learn differently.
  • Thoughtfully address the burning issues of assessment and grading, including: designing rubrics, using grading scales, averaging scores, handling zeroes, homework, do-overs, late work, extra credit, and much more.
  • Develop a principled mindset to determine assessment and grading techniques that create transcripts of true integrity that stakeholders in other schools and districts can trust.
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Rick Wormeli

One of the first Nationally Board Certified teachers in America, Rick brings innovation, energy, validity, and high standards to both his presentations and his instructional practice. For more than 30 years, Rick has taught math, science, English, physical education, health, and history, and was also a teachers’ coach. His work has been reported on ABC’s Good Morning America, on Hardball with Chris Matthews, in National Geographic and Good Housekeeping magazines, in What Matters Most: Teaching for the 21st Century, and in the Washington Post. Rick is the author of the award-winning book Meet Me in the Middle, as well as the best-selling books Day One and Beyond, Fair Isn’t Always Equal: Assessment and Grading in the Differentiated Classroom, Differentiation: From Planning to Practice, Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject, Summarization in Any Subject, and The Collected Writings (so far) of Rick Wormeli.

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