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Simple Tools for Quick, Effective Formative Assessment

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February 18, 2013
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Embedded formative assessment is tied to daily instruction. The implementation of TK creates opportunities to chart new paths in formative assessment by aligning teaching with student response . Participants will explore strategies for linking classroom assessment and differentiated instruction.


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Standards and Assessments

Standards and Assessments

FORA.tv (Nov. 14, 2011) — Join this session to hear from experts on the alignment and bridging of the Preschool Learning Foundations and the Kindergarten Common Core State Standards. In addition, hear about the development of the Desired Results Developmental Profile-School Readiness assessment tool, and other assessment tools that districts can use to help better inform instruction in TK classrooms. Moderator Camille Maben, Director, Child Development Division, California Department of Education. Panelists Peter Mangione, Co-Director, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies; Nora Armenta, Executive Director of Early Care and Education, Los Angeles Unified School District; Osnat Zur, Senior Program Associate, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies.
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The Foundations: Early Education, Consistent Support

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FORA.tv (Nov. 14, 2011) — Join this session to hear from experts on the alignment and bridging of the Preschool Learning Foundations and the Kindergarten Common Core State Standards. In addition, hear about the development of the Desired Results Developmental Profile-School Readiness assessment tool, and other assessment tools that districts can use to help better inform instruction in TK classrooms. Moderator Camille Maben, Director, Child Development Division, California Department of Education. Panelists Peter Mangione, Co-Director, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies; Nora Armenta, Executive Director of Early Care and Education, Los Angeles Unified School District; Osnat Zur, Senior Program Associate, WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies.
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Closing Remarks: The Honorable Joseph Simitian

Closing Remarks: The Honorable Joseph Simitian

FORA.tv (Nov. 9, 2011) — The Honorable Joseph Simitian, State Senator, State of California. Education leaders including Carl Cohn, California State Board of Education member; Dave Gordon, Superintendent of Sacramento County Office of Education and John Mockler, president of John Mockler and Associates, convene to discuss how transitional kindergarten gives California an exciting opportunity to support our children's love of learning and help ensure they are better prepared to succeed in kindergarten and beyond. The Transitional Kindergarten Implementation Summit is a forum for educators to share promising practices, strategies and resources for implementing transitional kindergarten in a high-quality and efficient way. Educators share learning on family outreach and engagement; curriculum; standards and assessment; and administration.
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