Assessing Mathematics in Grades ECS-3
|Date:||January 28, 2011|
|Time:||8:00 am – 3:15 pm|
Fort McMurray (Fr. Patrick Mercredi Community High School)
455 Silin Forest Road
Who should attend
Grades K-3 Math Teachers
About this learning opportunity
In this session, participants will have the opportunity to:
- Review and expand on the different purposes of assessment.
- Examine assessment practices in relation to the outcomes in the Mathematics Program of Studies.
- Review and expand on how formative and performance based assessment can be used in an environment that focuses on personal strategies and learning through problem solving.
- Understand that planned purposeful assessment provides a clearer understanding of where students are in their mathematical understanding
About the facilitator(s)
Carla Kozak works in Edmonton Public Schools Consulting Services in the area of elementary mathematics as well as being a member of the ERLC Regional Math Team. She provides peer coaching to teachers and facilitates regular professional development activities, within Edmonton Public Schools and around the province. Carla is committed to the philosophy that "every child can learn" and her classroom experience includes working with a wide range of elementary students, including students with learning disabilities. Carla knows that differentiating instruction can make a real difference in student achievement. She is also a strong believer in the power of collaborative planning and enjoys the challenge of cross-disciplinary and cross-grade planning.