The Science of Assessment

The Science of Assessment

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Our Professional Learning is intended for all teachers, regardless of experience, who want to elevate the impact of their instruction.

In this course, educators will learn how to analyze student, classroom, and school data to inform classroom practice.

District level pricing is available, for further information.

Date of course: Spring 2021

Our professional learning content has been created by literacy experts who have extensive knowledge and a deep passion for student learning. It was developed by the literacy team at The Learning Bar and Dr. Doug Willms, who held a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Literacy and Human Development for 14 years.

Our online professional learning courses offer educators the flexibility to choose what works for them.

Length: 16 weeks

Effort: 28-32 hours

Language: English

Course Type: Asynchronous

This is Course 3 of a series three courses:

  1.       The Science of Reading
  2.       The Science of Teaching
  3.       The Science of Assessment

Module 1. Usable data

    Learn about the various types of data, the process for collecting informative data, and a framework for effective data use.

      Module 2. Use child and parent data to support children’s learning

        Learn how to use data to support individual learning goals and communicate progress effectively to parents and caregivers.

          Module 3. Use classroom data to support children’s learning

            Learn how to use data to inform instruction and monitor student progress.

              Module 4. Use school-level data to build a strong foundation for success

                Understand how an aligned and effectively communicated approach to data builds a strong foundation for student success.

                  Module 5. Foster an environment of using data

                    Learn how to integrate data into professional learning and a professional community of practice.