Assessment

Assessment/Standards-Based Grading

Leaders: Mark Schober and Manjula Nair This three-day workshop will guide you through the steps to set up your classes for standards-based grading.

Incorporating Multiple Representations

Led by Zhanna Glazenburg Utilizing multiple representations helps students create a deeper and more thorough understanding of scientific concepts. When students build connections and explain their thinking using pictures, graphs, equations, and words they construct a much more profound understanding. Thus both Next Generation Science Standards and the redesigned College Board AP Biology, Chemistry &

Facilitating Students’ Creativity Through Experimental Design

Led by Pat Connick, Ph.D. We know conducting research builds scientific thinking, but do you find it challenging to incorporate authentic experimental design into your already jammed pack curriculum? This workshop will offer some time saving and effective techniques to build more research and experimental design into your high school STEM classroom? Participants will work

GIVING STUDENT-FRIENDLY STANDARDS-BASED FEEDBACK USING PYTHON, SPREADSHEETS, AND YOUTUBE

Workshop Led by: Joe Kremer Come learn a powerful method to provide your students with personalized and useful feedback. Giving personalized feedback can be challenging and enormously time-consuming, especially when teaching large numbers of students, but setting clear learning targets and using technology can make this process more efficient and effective. In this BYO-laptop workshop,

Preparing For The Physics 1 Exam 

Leaders: Diane Jammula and Pravin Jammula Are your students stressing out about the upcoming AP physics 1 exam? Want to gain some new ideas, resources, and/or methods for how to better review and prepare your students? 

Standards-Based Grading — Practical Strategies

Leaders: Elizabeth Dowdell (physics teacher, Urban Assembly Maker Academy, Manhattan)  Sarah Prendergast (math teacher, NYC iSchool) Standards-Based Grading (SBG) begins with standards that teachers author/choose/revise and that they apply in their classrooms.