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NCTCA 2021 Presidents’ Welcome Address - National Anthem, Indigenous Land Acknowledgement, Honorary President and Opening Remarks.

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Thursday, February 4 • 9:15am - 10:45am
Using Formative Assessment to Help Student Learning BACKPACK

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Research suggests students learn best when working collaboratively. In this session, participants will explore how you can use open-ended, written-response style questions along with the cognitive expectations framework as a tool to collaboratively promote student learning, problem-solving, and higher order thinking skills. Templates and examples in Science 8, Science 10, Physics 20 and Physics 30 will be provided. Participants will learn how to create one-ended written response style questions to promote student learning. They will explore how peer feedback can be used to promote higher order thinking skills. Templates will be provided for teacher to make and design their own formative assessment/peer feedback resources.


Kristian Basaraba

Kristian Basaraba is the founder of the community organization Rad Dads Edmonton, a dedicated father, lead singer in a punk rock cover band, podcast host, semi-retired skateboarder and high school science teacher at Next Step High School in Sherwood Park. He has a Master’s of Science... Read More →

Laura Pankratz

Western Canada Teacher Network Coordinator, Perimeter Institute
Laura Pankratz has been actively interested in helping students be successful for many years. She has been working with the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics for the last 7 years to develop classroom-ready resources that teachers can use for general science and for high... Read More →

Thursday February 4, 2021 9:15am - 10:45am MST
Virtual Room 30 (Science)
  Science-sciences  Assessment / Évaluation
  • Language of Presentation English
  • Grade Focus 7-12
  • Room Details Virtual Room Maximum Capacity - 300
  • Grade Focus 44537
  • Tags English