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Tech Tools & Assessment – Rescheduled

Tools To Match Assessments to Content and Students; Develop & Manage Learning Scales & Performance Tasks; Assist With Proficiency-Based Assessment & Grading 

“The most applicable course I have ever taken. I used what I learned immediately”

VT-HEC’s workshops and course Technology Tools to Improve Assessment have been rescheduled.  The series will begin with the first workshop scheduled on February 3rd, and the second workshop on March 17. During the two workshop days, Chris will explore with you over a dozen tools that will help you tailor assessments to your content and learners. If taken for credit, course meetings will be on February 11th and April 8th. Take the course to apply what you learn to your own setting, as well as get personalized support and feedback from Chris.

Join Chris CichoskiKelly in an exploration of how to use technology to:

  • design and organize assessments that meet the needs of you and your students
  • improve your current assessments and keep your data organized
  • make learning goals and progress clearer to students and parents
  • help teachers and students better focus their efforts and involve students in the assessment process


Among the tools Chris will be reviewing are: PlayPosit; Socrative; Quizlet; Plickers,  Goobric, Flubaroo and Kahoot.  You will learn how to make creative and tailored use of Google Forms and Sheets, better use Excel for graphing and help make more efficient use of checklists and rubrics.

Chris’s workshops and courses on these topics have gotten rave reviews from past participants:

  • This course was amazing!! The knowledge I gained has been so incredibly useful; we can see that it is clearly benefiting the students.
  • This class is my favorite one I’ve ever taken as an adult!
  • So many skills and tools; all kinds of useful shortcuts and ways I can assess my students and analyze assessment results.
  • I immediately began integrating the tools I learned about into my practice. I am so impressed by the breadth of this course.
  • I had knowledge of google tools before, but I would say my knowledge tripled or more, and that I have applied that knowledge daily.

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Dennis has been the Director of the the VT-HEC since it was founded in 2000. He spent 16 years at the VT-DOE as Director of teams with various names that included: special education, Title I, health and wellness and other family and education support services. Prior to that Dennis worked at the Barre Town School (VT) starting as a special educator and serving many years as the Director of Student Support Services. He also spent 6 years as a classroom teacher grades 5-8 in NJ.

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