[Assessment 1314] Assessment opportunity

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Marie Cora marie.cora at hotspurpartners.com
Thu May 15 13:07:00 EDT 2008

Colleagues: the following post is from Jane Greiner, Professional
Development Coordinator at ProLiteracy America.
Marie Cora
Assessment Discussion List Moderator
Do you ever wonder how assessing students makes you a better teacher? If
your answer is "yes," you're not alone. With an understanding of adult
educators' assessment questions and concerns in mind, ProLiteracy and
World Education have developed a series of four online courses for
teachers that focus on student assessment as part of effective adult
Two of these courses open in June:
* NEW COURSE! Fundamentals of Assessment (June 2 - June 16)
Your guide to basic concepts in student assessment - learn how to use
standardized assessments effectively and develop better in-class
* NEW COURSE! Assessments Developed by Teachers and Students (June
16 - July 17)
Expand your assessment toolkit! Learn about tools to check day-to-day
student progress, dynamic forms of assessment, and how to involve your
students in assessment design.
These courses combine top-quality content on student assessment in adult
education and literacy with an easy-to-use online format. In these
facilitated courses you'll explore assessment concepts and strategies
in-depth through online activities, readings, and discussion boards, all
with an expert facilitator and adult education colleagues across the
Access full course descriptions and registration information at
iesae.org> , under the heading Student Assessment. Participation is
limited, so please register early! Questions? Call 315-422-9121 ext.
283, or e-mail prodev at proliteracy.org

ProLiteracy members receive a 15% discount on all professional
development courses! For more information, visit

Jane Greiner
Professional Development Coordinator
1320 Jamesville Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13210
315-422-9121 ext. 283
315-422-6369 fax
jgreiner at proliteracy.org
Learn more about ProLiteracy's Professional Development at
Become a member to receive 25% off New Readers Press products, 15% off
Professional Development, and much more!!!
For more information or to join, please visit

Marie Cora
<mailto:marie.cora at hotspurpartners.com> marie.cora at hotspurpartners.com
NIFL Assessment Discussion List Moderator

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