Tools for Instruction & Assessment Teacher & Principal Evaluation Dr. Lillian Lowery Linda Schoenbrodt College Board Laura Slover - CEO PARCC INC.


General Sessions Offered at Both Mini MAGs*

Innovative Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement

Building PARCC-like tests to use in the classroom

Mix and Blend: Recipes for Learning

Using challenge based learning projects to make STEAM accessible for all students

Professional Learning in Maryland

PRESENTATIONS are Still being Accepted
Seeking Educators to share and showcase best practices in:

  • Implementing Maryland College and Career Ready Standards
  • Creating Summative and Formative Assessment
  • Preparing for PARCC
  • Creating Educational Tools
  • Implementing Teacher and Principal Evaluations
  • Creating Learner-Centered Environments in the Classroom
  • Preparing Students to be College and Career Ready

Use the link provided to submit presentation proposals:

*To view session descriptions please go to MAGONLINE.ORG and select tab Event Meeting then click on sub tab MiniMAG 2015 Session Information

Chesapeake College (March 14, 2015): Creating PARCC Style Assessments within the Classroom; Preparation is Half the Battle; Avid and Testing Strategies that build Success on Common Core Assessments; Project 100; Deconstructing the College & Career Standards for Instructional Planning; Using Study Island and Waggle to help students prepare for PARCC; Building Your Professional Learning Network; Constructing Sentences to Paragraphs; Discourse in the Elementary Classroom...Really? Really!; Writing Supports for Students with ADHD or LD; Strategic Writing Plan.

Hagerstown Community College (March 21, 2015): Creating a Balanced Assessment System in Mathematics; Advancing Success for Black Males: Learning from the ETS Promoting Promising Practices Series; Problem Based Learning and Assessment in the classroom; Using Authentic Assessment to encourage the integration of teaching, learning and assessment..

Participants may be eligible to receive MSDE CPD credits by attending and/or presenting at the one day conference of their choice, completing a reflection log, and meeting all other local requirements. All Participants will receive 0.5 Continuing Education Units from the college of the sessions attended.

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