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Evaluation and Reporting: A Leader’s Perspective

November 2021

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During this webinar, you will learn about:

  • indicators and imperatives that drive evaluation and reporting in these times
  • strategies to support classroom teachers as they evaluate and report
  • ways to model high-leverage evaluation and reporting practices

The ideas and examples that Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst will help you help others!

 


 

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Evaluation and Reporting

November 2021

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In this webinar, you will gain insights into the time of the classroom assessment cycle when evidence is organized and teachers use their professional judgment to determine levels of student learning and achievement.

During this webinar, you will learn about:

  • how evaluation and reporting fit into the classroom assessment process
  • strategies teachers use to get to a mark, grade, or score on a report card
  • questions that you can use to reflect, as you write report cards

The ideas and examples that Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst will share are certain to help you!


 

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Looking at Co-Constructing Criteria Through the Lens of Leadership

October 2021

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 In this webinar, Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst will share insights and strategies, including:

  • why co-constructing criteria with adults supports success
  • a four-step process to create criteria with your adults
  • how criteria can be used to support the work that adults do at the school and system level  

Sometimes we may think that it is easier to simply tell other people what to do. But, when we actually engage in co-constructing criteria with our adult learners, they begin to understand the impact it has on the important work that they have to do! 


 

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Co-Constructing Criteria for Success

October 2021

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In this webinar, you will learn both the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of involving students in creating descriptions of quality and proficiency. The strategies and ideas that Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst share will help you to engage students in quality instructional and assessment practices.

During this webinar, you will learn:  

  •     why criteria support student learning and achievement
  •     a four-step process to create criteria with your students 
  •     how students and teachers can use co-constructed criteria

 


 

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Feedback in the Service of Learning

September 2021

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In this webinar, we will discuss how to arrange ways for students to give themselves feedback or receive feedback from other students. The strategies and ideas that Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst share will help you to keep students at the centre of their learning.

During this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • connect criteria and feedback
  • use practical structures for self- and peer assessment
  • prepare students to give feedback to themselves and others
  • create the conditions for feedback that feed learning forward

 


 

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Feedback in the Service of Leading

September 2021

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we shared how leaders can expand the sources, frequency, and specificity of feedback so that everyone in the system can be learning and adjusting in response to a flow of feedback that feeds learning forward.

During this webinar, Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst shared insights and strategies, including:

  • A learning conversation protocol to use with others to get feedback on “sticky” issues
  • A plan for using data
  • Ways to collect ongoing information and use frequent feedback loops

 

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Starting Strong: Beginning with the End in Mind

August 2021

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In this webinar, you will learn how to plan with the end in mind. You will gain strategies and ideas from Dr. Anne Davies and Sandra Herbst who have helped thousands of educators around the globe to start the school year strong!

During this webinar, you will learn how to:

  • clarify the learning destination
  • identify valid and reliable evidence of learning
  • share descriptions of quality 
  • prepare for evaluation 

Anne and Sandra will share a four-step process that thoughtfully begins with the end in mind...because deliberate planning leads to student success!

 


 

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Leading Strong: Beginning with the End in Mind

August 2021

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In this webinar, we shared  insights and strategies that have supported thousands of leaders across the globe to start the school year strong!

You will learn about:

  • Four-step process that you can use to plan for success
  • Questions to ask yourself to check whether you are leading with the end in mind
  • indicators that signal that instructional planning is beginning with the end in mind

It is not good enough to expect those whom you serve to know what to do and how to do it. As a leader, you know that you can make a difference by modelling practices that lead to learner success. Engage as a lead learner and watch those around you flourish and grow!


 

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Communicating Learning to Others – Leadership Ideas that Work

June 2021

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This webinar will help leaders to better understand the role that they play in involving learners of all ages in sharing their learning with others.

Anne and Sandra will use leadership accounts and examples to show:

  • How leaders can model by communicating their learning to those whom they serve
  • A strategy that leaders can use to help parents and other adults understand their role in the communication process
  • Indicators of successful communication between students and the audience to whom they are speaking

 


 

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Students Communicating Learning to Others: Ideas that Really Work

June 2021

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In this webinar, you will learn about examples and strategies to:

  • Involve students in communicating their learnings to their peers, parents, guardians, and other community members
  • Inspire students to share what they have learned, to help them become confident and capable communicators
  • Structure conversations about learning  so that the conversations can be focussed and organized

When students share what they’ve learned with others, they retain vital information, making your job easier and your student’s success limitless.

 


 

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Leading the Way to Making Classroom Assessment Work: Using Samples For Quality and Success

May 2021

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In this webinar we shared ideas that you can use, even in these times, to grow your instructional leadership.

  • How to model the use of samples in your leadership practice
  • A protocol and process to build a visual progression of samples that students and teachers can use
  • Questions that you can ask to engage teachers in a conversation about their use of samples to improve learning

 

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Using Samples For Quality and Success

May 2021

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In this webinar, we explored practical and classroom-tested ideas that you can use, regardless of the platform.

  • The connection between samples and quality – to serve as a foundation for co-constructing criteria
  • Strategies that invite students to interact with samples – so they actively engage in their learning
  • Ways that you and your colleagues can use samples – to deepen your professional judgment

 


 

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12 Quick Fixes: Leading Teaching and Assessment in These Times

April 2021

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In this webinar, we shared practical and possible strategies that leaders, just like you, have used to energize their leadership...even in these unpredictable times! 

You will learn more about:

  • Adult learner engagement and ownership
  • Feedback that feeds adult learning forward
  • Collecting and curating evidence of success

 

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12 Quick Fixes: Teaching and Assessment in These Times

April 2021

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In this webinar, we shared practical and high-flex strategies that you can use to meet your students’ goals and ignite their learning, regardless of the platform. 

You will learn more about:

  • Co-constructing criteria for success
  • Feedback that feeds learning forward
  • Collecting evidence of learning that counts

 


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Planning to Collect Evidence of School and System Learning

March 2021

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In this webinar, we look at ways that leaders prepare to collect evidence from products, observations, and conversations in order to see the impact of their leadership:

  • In classrooms, schools, and systems...
  • By evaluating what they value and moving beyond numbers to include triangulated evidence of learning, and...
  • By using informed professional judgment to identify next steps
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Evidence of Learning: Plan Your Way to Success

March 2021

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In this webinar, we shared ideas and tips to help you with your planning process. Things will become easier when you plan to collect evidence of learning that:

  • Matches the full range of learner outcomes, standard, competencies, and expectations,
  • Comes from multiple sources over time, and
  • Helps to guide your instruction.
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Love To Lead: Assessment for Leadership

February 2021

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In this webinar, we share practical examples of these actions that leaders, just like you, are using EVEN IN THESE TIMES! You'll learn about three actions that impactful leaders employ:

  • Leaders take action and move beyond words to deeds
  • Leaders evaluate what they value and move beyond numbers to include triangulated evidence of learning
  • Leaders find ways to collect ongoing information and use frequent feedback loops
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I Love to Read: Assess Your Way to Success

February 2021

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In this webinar, we will examine the link between assessment for learning and literacy instruction. We will share practical ideas and strategies. 

You’ll learn, how to:

  • Use teacher modelling to co-construct criteria in literacy instruction
  • Connect criteria to feedback that feeds learning forward
  • Collect triangulated evidence of growth and progress in literacy development
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Leaders Harnessing the Power of Goal Setting

January 2021

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In this webinar, we will help you with the resources and support you in making realistic and achievable goals that motivate both teachers and students. You’ll learn : 

  • How effective leaders help others set goals and set goals for themselves
  • Ways to keep people working towards their goals 
  • Ways to consider moving beyond numbers to more leading data indicators
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Successful Goal Setting is possible

January 2021

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In this webinar, we help you help your learners achieve their goals for the new year! We will share practical ideas and strategies. You’ll learn:

  • How to help students set goals
  • How to help them achieve their goals

 

 

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