Internal University Offering

Exploring the Power of Formative Assessment

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Formative assessment is a powerful tool for teachers and students! This course will explore the assessment cycle focusing on the development and use of formative assessment to impact student learning. Participants will develop assessments to use in their classroom/environment.

Outcomes for the Course

Participants will:


  • Understand and apply the assessment cycle.
  • Explain the purpose of summative & formative assessments.
  • Plan instruction using clear learning targets and success criteria.
  • Develop formative assessments using various techniques.
  • Provide and use feedback to determine next steps.
  • Develop a plan of action for an upcoming unit.

Course Information

How do I sign up for the class?

  • Please sign up using My Learning Plan. You'll find the course offered under the district catalog.

When does the class meet?

  • Thursdays, January 7, 2016 to February 28, 2015
  • 4:30-6:30 pm
  • Specifics about each week will be shared at the first class
Where does the class meet?
  • PDC at Jefferson Junior High School
  • Google Classroom will be used for the course as well.

How many Internal University credits will I receive if I attend this course?

  • 1 Internal University credit will be presented to all who successfully complete the course requirements.

What is the cost for those who want to attend for Internal University credit?

  • $110 per person per credit hour

How many CPDUs will I receive?

  • 16 hours of CPDUS will be available.

Can I get paid the hourly rate if I want to attend but don't want Internal University credit?

  • Staff choosing not to receive credit will be paid $14 per hour for each of the hours of the course requirements at the conclusion of the course.

Meet the Instructors!