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A Focus on Instruction: Preparing Students for Rigorous Assessments

April 3, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm


While the legislature debates which test will become the new state assessment, we can take proactive action now to shift classroom practice to prepare for students for whatever new assessment is finally chosen.  In this workshop, districts will explore multiple documents and strategies related to implementation of new state tests that measure student achievement of the Iowa Standards.

  • Understand the principles of curriculum, instruction and assessment alignment
  • Identify accurate targets for instruction that are aligned to the standards and new state tests
  • Understand potential question item types on a new test and how to provide practice for students on new question types
  • Align classroom practice with appropriate DOK (Depth of Knowledge) levels.

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Workshop Costs

MISIC Members: $50/person

Non-MISIC Members: $175/person

Please use the PayPal links below or bring a check with you to the workshop.
MISIC members: $50/person
Non-MISIC members: $175/person

***Note: Non-Member registration costs of $125 will be credited to districts that join MISIC within the fiscal year 2016-2017.

A Focus on Instruction: Preparing Students for Rigorous Assessments


April 3, 2017
8:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Storm Lake CSD
Storm Lake, IA United States + Google Map
To Register for Training Sessions

Please contact Jamie Morgan at jamie@misiciowa.org

Please refer to the calendar frequently, as all changes to dates, times and locations will be made as soon as possible after they occur.

Prospective Members

Prospective members are welcome to learn more about us by attending a consortium meeting. Please let us know which meeting you plan to attend.