Target audience: Multiple subject and ELA/science/social studies teachers (3-12)
Are you interested in learning how to write performance tasks? This session will focus on how to write rigorous teaching tasks with a mind on scaffolding instruction so that ALL students can succeed academically.
- Deconstruct a performance task to deepen their understanding of the demands of the assessment
- Collaborate with colleagues to write clear performance tasks, based on resources from the Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
- Extrapolate learning targets from tasks, and discuss differentiation for each
- Review and discuss various rubrics to use with student writing
- Find stimuli for their performance tasks through the exploration of content-specific websites
Participants will leave with Common Core-aligned performance tasks and a list of exciting website resources for immediate classroom use!
Please note the following important details:
- Purchase Orders (PO's) must be received prior to first day of workshop...no exceptions!
Please email request for invoice and copies of PO's to LManderson@acoe.org.
- This is a technology-infused session; please bring your laptop or tablet.
- Sign-in begins 30 minutes prior to listed start time.
Questions? Contact: LManderson@acoe.org or (510) 670-4160
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ACOE CORE Learning Team
The Alameda County Office of Education promotes student achievement and development, serving as liaison between the California Department of Education and the eighteen Alameda County public school districts. The Educational Services Division provides learning opportunities for both students and educators with over 300 programs, and is the primary provider of professional development and support services for K-12 educators throughout our seven-county region.
ACOE’s Core Learning Department hosts professional development opportunities for districts and schools, collaborating with leaders on strategic planning to successfully implement the new Common Core state standards and assessment tests. Core Learning staff provide expertise in disciplinary content in English Language Arts, Math, Science, History, Social Studies and other content areas aligned to the CA Common Core standards, with special attention to the learning needs of English language learners.