Tuesday, January 13, 2015 @ 4:30pm
GU, Rosauers Bldg Computer Lab
Literacy Through Technology
Jane Miller is the Director of Instructional/Educational Technology at Spokane Public Schools. Her teaching background is extensive- over 18 year teaching K-16 public education. She is a whiz at merging technology with core academics. Click on her name above and discover more about Jane Miller!
Please bring you laptop or tablet to this program!
Saturday, February 21, 2015 9a-12pm
GU, Rosauers Bldg, Rm 240
Performance Tasks and What Else You Should Know about the Writing Portion of the Smarter Balanced ELA Assessment
The primary focus of this session will be on the Smarter Balanced ELA performance task full-writes as well as the brief writes on the computer- adaptive part of the assessment. Participants will learn about the structure of the brief-write items and performance tasks, the role of the research questions and classroom activities, the importance of the writing purposes and source-based writing, and the scoring of these items and tasks. Finally, there will be a brief overview of the word choice, editing, and revision items on the CAT. Come and learn about the balanced Smarter writing assessment.
Director, ELA and Literacy
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium