Category Archives: Backwards Design

A Pitcher’s Dream; An Assessment Perspective

(Used with permission of Pat Kelley, Pitcher of the Year, Saskatchewan Premier Baseball League) We had the pleasure of having Damian Cooper present to more than 1400 Regina Public School educators on August 31.  His messages regarding assessment and instruction … Continue reading

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What is the ultimate purpose of evaluation?

I have been perusing Kay Burke’s book “From Standards to Rubrics in Six Steps“.   The 2012-2013 school year has been a time for learning GradeBook.  More importantly though, I think it has educators thinking about assessment practice.  Ongoing, lifelong … Continue reading

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