Standards-based Assessment & Grading: Principles & Practicalities for Today‚??s Classroom!

A Two-Day Seminar for Teachers of Grades 5 to 12

“Rick Wormeli has excellent presentation skills for adult learners. Rick‚??s materials are practical and easy to implement in the classroom.”
Julie A. Stevens,
Morris, IL

Free Book
PLUS! Receive Rick's book, Fair Isn't Always Equal (valued at $23.00), FREE when you attend!

Dramatically impact teaching and learning in your classroom! Learn the ‚??hows‚?Ě and ‚??whys‚?Ě of assessing and grading diverse learners.

  • 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.

Presenter: Rick Wormeli
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Seminar Schedule

7:30-8:30 AM Registration (Day one only)
Complimentary Coffee and Muffins (Both day one and day two)
8:30-10:00 AM Seminar Begins
10:00-10:30 AM Morning Break & SDE book table
10:30-11:45 AM Seminar Continues
11:45 AM−12:45 PM Lunch Break & SDE book table (Enjoy lunch on your own.)
12:45-2:00 PM Seminar Continues
2:00-2:20 PM Afternoon Break & SDE book table
2:20-3:20 PM Seminar Concludes

Seminar Tuition

Individual: $389
Team (register with 3 or more): $378 each
Special Group Pricing: For teams of 10 or more call 1-800-462-1478

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Group Rates Group rates available.

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Principals Attend FREE! With the paid registration of a staff member, a principal may attend the same number of days tuition-free! (Principals must register separately)
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