Workshop on mastery learning scheduled

A workshop on standards-based grading and mastery learning led by mastery learning experts Thomas Guskey and Lee Ann Jung will be June 28-29 at NorthEast Christian Church in Lexington. “Implementing Mastery Learning: Personalizing Differentiated Instruction for ALL Students” will offer strategies that can allow teachers to better differentiate and individualize teaching and learning in their classrooms. The registration deadline is [...]

By |2020-09-21T09:17:44-04:00May 5, 2016|

Standards-Based Grading & PGES: The Perfect Connection

Natalie McCutchen By Natalie McCutchen natalie.mccutchen@simpson.kyschools.us Marie Montessori said the greatest sign of success for a teacher is to be able to say, “The children are now working as if I did not exist.”  For the past few years, I have been working to make my students more self-sufficient and more independent thinkers who are engaged in their [...]

By |2015-03-23T10:19:28-04:00March 26, 2015|

Time to put assessment at forefront of our thinking

By Natalie McCutchen, Mike Stacy and Brad Clark Across the state, self-reflective teachers and supportive administrators are building communities of practice where all stakeholders are re-evaluating all aspects of instructional effectiveness. This is a time of rapid, meaningful change in our schools. As Kentucky educators embark on this intensive professional learning continuum, we must find new ways to guide student [...]

By |2014-12-17T14:05:41-05:00December 18, 2014|

UK offers standards-based grading workshop this summer

This summer the University of Kentucky's College of Education is sponsoring a two-day workshop on standards-based grading. Tom Guskey, Gerry Swan and Lee Ann Jung will be leading the workshop, which will take place June 30-July 1 in Lexington. Find more information at http://p20.education.uky.edu/summer-institute/.

By |2020-09-22T08:53:05-04:00April 3, 2014|
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