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Getting Classroom Assessment for Student Learning Right

1st - 3rd September 2017
Johannesburg, South Africa

Summary

This workshop is designed to deepen understanding of the five keys to classroom assessment quality. At the close of the workshop, participants will be ready to create high-quality classroom assessments and to use their results both formatively and summatively.

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Registration Details

Fees

  Full Members Affiliate Members Individual Member
Early Bird Rate (3rd July 2017)  $ 415 $ 435 $435
Full Registration $ 435 $ 460 $460

Cancellation Date

Any cancellation received in writing before 18th July, 2017 is eligible for a refund, less a $25 administration fee.

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Maximum Number of Participants

40 participants

Institute Details

Learning Outcomes

The goal of this institute is to prepare participants to develop high-quality classroom assessments and to use their results effectively.

As a result of participating in this institute, you can expect to develop an understanding of:

  • Differentiate formative and summative types of assessment and their uses
  • Deconstruct complex content standards into classroom-level learning targets and establish clear learning targets
  • Select assessment methods that match learning targets
  • Involve students in the assessment process

Target Audience

Teachers and Administrators (K-12)

Entry Pre-Requisites

Participants are expected to have a basic understanding of learning targets, success criteria, formative and summative assessment, and self-assessment

Proficiency Level

Embed & Sustain

Day Plan

Friday 1st September
15.30

Registration & Introductory session

18.00

Opening Reception

Saturday 2nd September
9:00 - 16.00

Day Programme

Sunday 2nd September
9:00 - 12.00

Half day programme

 

Facilitator

About the Facilitator

Jan Chappuis

Educator and author Jan Chappuis has been an elementary and secondary teacher as well as a curriculum developer in English/language arts, mathematics, social studies, and world languages. For the past twenty-five years, she has written books and developed workshops focused on classroom assessment literacy. A respected expert and thought leader in the area of formative assessment, Jan has presented both nationally and internationally and is best known for her work in translating research into practical classroom applications.     Jan is author of Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning (2015) and co-author of An Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment FOR Learning, 7th ed. (2017); Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing It Right—Using It Well (2012); Creating and Recognizing Quality Rubrics (2006); and Understanding School Assessment—A Parent and Community Guide to Helping Students Learn (2002). Having worked with Rick Stiggins at the Assessment Training Institute in Portland, Oregon for more than a decade, Jan is currently a writer and independent consultant specializing in classroom assessment practices that support learning 

A respected expert and thought leader in the area of formative assessment, Jan has presented both nationally and internationally and is best known for her work in translating research into practical classroom applications.    

Jan is author of Seven Strategies of Assessment for Learning (2015) and co-author of An Introduction to Student-Involved Assessment FOR Learning, 7th ed. (2017); Classroom Assessment for Student Learning: Doing It Right—Using It Well (2012); Creating and Recognizing Quality Rubrics (2006); and Understanding School Assessment—A Parent and Community Guide to Helping Students Learn (2002).

Having worked with Rick Stiggins at the Assessment Training Institute in Portland, Oregon for more than a decade, Jan is currently a writer and independent consultant specializing in classroom assessment practices that support learning 

Logistics

Visa and Health

See the South Africa VISA Information and Exemptions website for information.

Venue: American International School of Johannesburg (AISJ)

Accommodation:

Hotel Name: City Lodge

AISJ will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the City Lodge Hotel in the morning and provide a return trip in the evening.City Lodge Hotel Fourways Accommodation scale

Physical Address: 

Cnr Montecasino Boulevard & Witkoppen Roads
Fourways, Johannesburg

Phone No: +27 11 244 6000

Single Occupancy Rate (Bed & Breakfast per night): ZAR 882.25 US$67

Booking Process

To make a booking, fill in the Booking Form and send it the Reservations Team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your check in/out details.

Transfers

To arrange for airport transferes, send an email to Marco at Avala Transport (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with your itinerary details. Marco can also be reached at +27 827715885 

Transfers cost R 490-590 (approx US$40)