and Consulting Services
are available to provide high quality training and consulting for
your school or division.
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