Castle Learning (Scott Fischer) – Kingfisher Computer Based Testing Preparation / Self-Study / Self-Assessment for Students
The presentation will focus on three elements:
1. Preparing student for CBT (Computer Based Testing). CBT will be the delivery method of the future testing. Is your school or district preparing student adequately? The discussion will focus on strategies and implementation for student success on computer based tests.
2. Student Self Study. Technology provides many options for educators and students. Does your district or school have a plan for encouraging a student to self-study on their own? The presentation will highlight some concepts and ideas to increase a student self-study activities.
3. Student Self-Assessment. It is time to show students especially at the secondary levels to self-assess their own personal achievement. Today’s technology provides data analysis to the student. Is your district or school showing students how to self-assess themselves? The discussion will take a look at real reports and concepts for self-assessment.
Curriculum Associates – (Elizabeth Bassford) Natty Bumpo Identifying and Eliminating “Tragic Flaw” Practices in Literacy
This talk will arm leadership with renewed focus on the top 3 impediments to accelerating student proficiency in Reading. The data doesn’t lie—yet we continue to allow the choke-hold of not-so-best practices to live on. Educators will leave with a short list of ‘look-fors’ and ‘ask-abouts’ to spark courageous conversations about equity, access, and high standards for all.
McGraw-Hill Education – (LaVonne Patane) – Four Winds Prek-12 Personalized Learning Solutions “Accelerate Achievement for All Students”
Personalized learning solutions from McGraw-Hill Education help educators leverage digital curriculum technology to create the right individualized learning path for each student, based on personalized and adaptive instruction. Now, school leaders can complement and enhance existing curricula and instructional practices with personalized learning solutions that provide remediation for struggling students, supportive practice for on-level students, and enrichment for advanced students. No matter the waypoint on his or her academic journey, each student can achieve his or her personal best.
TurnIt In: – (Pam Marklow) – Council Rock Write, Revise, Repeat: Solutions to Support Writing Better and Writing More
Research tells us that in order to improve student writing achievement students must write daily, receive timely, specific feedback on their drafts, revise often, and take ownership of their ideas. How can even the best teacher provide timely, actionable feedback for every student on every draft? How can we engage students in the writing process so they’re motivated to write more? How can we support plagiarism prevention as a critical thinking skill? Learn how Turnitin’s standards-aligned solutions, Revision Assistant and Feedback Studio, can help your district address these questions.
AdvancEd – (Abner Doubleday) The Art of Engagement
Our lives and jobs are defined by the choices and decisions we make, yet decisions made by educators impact the lives of others – our students. Join us as we explore the one thing that will dramatically improve student achievement in our schools – ENGAGEMENT! This presentation will explore the differences between compliance and engagement. The presenter will discuss what student engagement is and is not. Participants will engage in activities that focus on some key aspects of student engagement educators should be looking for in all students; how to collect data on student engagement; and how that data can be used to spark meaningful conversations that lead to effective classroom instruction.