Assess Your Way to Success (REPEAT)
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Assess Your Way to Success (REPEAT)
Presented by: Tracy Wood
Located at: FFCA - Learning Centre
110 - 7000 Railway St. SE, Calgary, AB
About the Session

TARGET AUDIENCE: K-6 TEACHERS, DISTRICT LEADS AND OT/PT/SLP ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

“Have you ever wondered why students react negatively to the word “test” or “quiz” or or what authentic assessment for success looks like in our 21stcentury learning environment?

This professional development session is designed to be collaborative in nature and will  provide you with low tech and high tech ways to support your students in assessing thier way to success!

This session will provide:

  • Assessment methods to decrease anxiety levels in students.
  • Asessment methods to use with a variety of diverse learning needs.
  • Both formative and summative ssessment strategies grounded in current neuroscience and technology based as well as “low tech” options.
  • Interactive and fun ways to use consistent assessment in the classroom.
  • “Take home” strategies to use tomorrow in the classroom.
  • A concept based learning approach to assessment.

Come prepared to participate in the strategies and bring 5 questions you would like to include in an assessment tomorrow.

This learning opportunity is being offered through curriculum implementation funding from Alberta Education.

About the Presenter(s)

Tracy Wood was born and raised in England, and moved to Canada in 2001. She has worked mostly in specialized programs and with diverse learning students who show difficulties with self-regulation, executive functioning, cognitive delay, and anxiety. Tracy’s teaching experience in Canada began at a school for students exhibiting severe behavior with students in grades 6,7,8 & 9 and then a congregated program for students who have cognitive delay K-6. While completing her MEd in Educational Technology and Curriculum Design, she became a District Diverse Learning Teacher (DDLT) for Calgary Catholic School Division. Her current research topic and passion is neuroscience, how it affects learning, and how can we as educators create a climate of success for all students.

Fee: $15.00

Includes: Light Snacks