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 Co-Teaching Modules 201 - Module 2


Data Analysis, Assessment, and Co-Teaching 

This module will provide an overview of formative assessment, summative assessment, and progress monitoring. Research and practical examples are provided on how to use assessment when making instructional decisions for students with and without disabilities within inclusive classrooms.

Participant Goals 

Teachers will be able to:

  • Define assessment
  • Identify elements of effective assessment and describe what it looks like
  • Identify examples of pre-assessments
  • Identify formative assessment and its key elements
  • Identify summative assessment and its key elements
  • Identify barriers to effective classroom assessment and possible ways to eliminate or minimize these barriers
  • Create a list of actions that will identify how to close the gap with assessment and grading
  • Identify the 6 principles of effective grading and reporting and how to use those principles in their classrooms to enhance the learning of both special and regular education students
  • Identify the impact incompletes have on students and student achievement
  • Identify the negative impact that zeros have on students and utilize classroom examples to support ideas
  • Define the difference between assessment and grading
  • Conduct a student self-assessment as a way to evaluate their students work
  • Conduct a teacher self-assessment to evaluate their grading and assessment practices
  • Devise a plan to implement new assessment and grading practices in the classroom

Topic 1: Co-Teaching and Assessment

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Topic 2: Grading versus Assessment

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Topic 3: Assessment to Inform Instruction

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