Face to Face


April 7 - 8:30-2:00

Summer Curriculum Redesign Event

How to Assess in a Customized Learning Environment

Formative Versus Summative Assessment

"How did formative assessment inform your instruction or decisions this week?"

Formative Assessment:

Three Important types of assessment:

March 24

How to Assess in a Customized Learning Environment


  • Defining Mastery
  • Marking and Grading Practice Discussion
  • Formative versus Summative Assessment
  • Exploring Assessment Strategies
  • Creating Rubrics, Checklists, and Student-Self-Assessments

Stephanie Reaching the Point of No Return

Mastery is....   My students are literate in my subject when they........

Rick Wormeli - Defining Mastery

PDF - Read pages 10-12

What are you willing to accept as evidence of mastery?

PDF - Read pages 13-17

What are teachers in the Field saying about Mastery and Assessment?

The New Evolution Charts

Grading Practices

Structural Rebuild Team

January 20, 2017

Link to shared folder

Survey Data discussion

Levers discussion

  • How can we make sure our work goes beyond tweaking a structure and impacts instruction and student learning?

First look at Weight-bearing Wall barrier process

1) What could you do (different from current practice) if the barrier is no longer in the way?
2) Identify barriers that prevent you from doing this today.
3) What ways  could you reduce/eliminate barrier?

First for 9-Month School Year

Now choose two more from the WBW Home page and do the process twice. (May be in groups or one group, depending on planning team size.)

Workplan (Using Workplan tab of the planning document.)

  • Develop Outcome Statements and Activities
  • Apply timelines and who's responsible
  • Data for monitoring and evaluating
  • Quality control

Day 1 - Morning

Introduction and discussion of Customized Learning

Introduction to CustomizedU

Learner Agency

Learner Agency Handout


Mindset Quiz


Mindsets and Equitable Education


In what areas do you think we have a fixed mindset? or growth mindset?

Carol Dweck - Praise and its Affect on Student Growth

Mindset Resources for the classroom

How Can Students Learn from Failure?

The Gift of Failure

Constructive Feedback and Re-Do's

Stories of Famous Failures

Famous Failures


Other Resources for Implementing Mindset in the Classroom


Growth Mindset Feedback Tool


Mindset Coach

PDF Reader for Mindset Coach

Sherry's Pinterest Board