Full course description

Event sponsor: Bismarck Public Schools 
Event location: Bismarck Public Schools locations 
Event contact and email: Susan Forster- sue_forster@bismarckschool.org 
Event start date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 8 a.m.
Event end date: Friday, May 18, 2018 at 3:30 p.m.

Objective and Outcomes: 

  • Increase music teacher's understanding of standards-based assessment and give them examples of how to assess students individually within the structure of a performance ensemble. 
  • Teachers will also have an opportunity to create tools designed to measure proficiency and provide feedback on how to improve students' individual technical, academic, and performance skills. 
  • At the conclusion of this event, participants will be able to communicate standards expectations with students, assess student performance individually or in groups, and give students opportunities to assess and refine their own performance.

Evaluation and Evidence of Learning and Application:

  • Participants will demonstrate their learning by creating assessment tools designed for communicating levels of proficiency and suggestions for improvement to individual students.