OUR NEW ONLINE MODULES
popular onsite workshops are making their way online. Visit
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MODULES NOW AVAILABLE
Released Test Results
In this module,
you'll learn how to effectively use Michigan's released test items.
High-Quality Multiple-Choice Items
working on state assessments, district assessments or your own
classroom tests - this is a terrific online module for you.
of direct vocabulary instruction has a huge research base and what
we've learned is that it works! In this module you'll learn
how to use this technique with students.
Online Modules are Coming Soon!
Using Data to
Improve Student Achievement
Attainment - A Strategy for Achievement
Contrast - A Strategy for Achievement
A Strategy for Achievement
Questioning - A
Strategy for Achievement
Data to Improve Student Achievement
Using Data to Improve Student Achievement
This popular workshop, geared for Central Office and school administrators
who desire to increase their level of knowledge in order to use
data to make good decisions with respect to curriculum, instruction,
Learn the principles of designing high-quality paper-and-pencil
tests as well as ten power strategies for helping students learn
more effectively with strategies that also help them perform well
on any test.
High-Quality Paper-and-Pencil Tests
This workshop is the companion piece to the book, Designing High-Quality
Paper-and-Pencil Tests. The workshop provides essential information
for designing high-quality paper-and-pencil tests including the
following: multiple choice, true/false, gridded response, matching,
completion, constructed response, and essay. After learning how
to make a good test, participants will review several of the strategies
for test-taking as well as how to use data from the tests to improve
Participants will appreciate the practical ideas for designing and
using high-quality rubrics. This workshop is the companion piece
to the forthcoming book, Designing and Using High-Quality Rubrics.
Topics for this workshop include: Features of a High-Quality Rubric,
Parts of a Rubric, Rubric Design Tips, Rubric Starters, Types of
Rubrics, Using Rubrics to Improve Student Learning.
Research reminds us that using effective review strategies with
students can help them learn and remember information more effectively.
During this workshop, participants will learn an array of strategies
- all designed to help students learn and retain information.
Strategies for High Student Achievement
During this workshop, participants will learn to use high-impact
instructional strategies with students. These strategies include,
but certainly are not limited to: mind-mapping, peer review, visual
representations, interactive notebooks, comparison matrix, t-charts,
Venn diagrams, drawing-to-learn activities, classification strategies
plus much, much more!
and Using High-Quality Classroom Assessments
For those who have only one day and want to provide an overview
session for both paper-and-pencil tests and the design and development
Contact us today for a quote if you'd like to
schedule a live workshop. Deborah's schedule is usually very
full - so don't wait until the last minute to call! We look
forward to hearing from you.