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2013 Assessment PreConference Workshop

2013 Regional Conference in Baltimore 

October 16, 2013 • Hilton Baltimore• Baltimore

Using Formative Assessment for Student Learning

**Registration is closed for this event. There is no on-site registration. **

Engage with students during the learning process to improve student achievement.  

Research shows that formative assessment has the power to significantly improve student learning and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics strongly endorses the integration of formative assessment strategies into daily instruction.

Join us in Baltimore for this new preconference workshop, designed for educators of grades 3-8, that will give you the models and strategies you need to successfully implement effective formative assessment in order to guide future instruction and move student learning forward.

To learn more about the role of formative assessment in mathematics education download the NCTM position statement on formative assessment.  

Workshop Overview


Participants will—

  • Explore a variety of formative assessment strategies that provide ways to gather evidence of student progress within content areas (number, algebra, geometry and measurement)
  • Explore how to use this evidence to inform teaching and support student learning
  • Reflect upon ways to structure classrooms in order to allow for high quality formative assessment to occur

 Who Should Attend 

  • Grades 3-8 teachers
  • Mathematics coaches, specialists
  • Administrators



Robert Q. Berry, III
University of Virginia

    Debbie Duvall 108x135    

Debbie Duvall
Duvall Consulting 


9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m. Part 1:  What is formative assessment and why is it important? 
10:30 a.m.–10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m. Part 2: Formative assessment models and strategies for number and algebra 
12:15 p.m.–1:00 p.m. Lunch (included in registration fee)
1:00 p.m.–2:30 p.m. Part 3: Formative assessment models and strategies for geometry and measurement 
2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 p.m.–4:30 p.m. Part 4: What do we do with the data? 

Registration Information

Rates: Members, $130; nonmembers, $150 (includes boxed lunch)

**Registration is closed for this event. There is no on-site registration. ** 

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