Audience: Teachers grades K- 12 and Administrators

Length: Full Day Workshop


Overarching Essential Questions for the Workshop:

  • What information can I get from NJSLA and other in-district data sources and how can I use it?
  • What curriculum, instructional and learning questions can I answer, or answer better, using NJSLA and in-district data?
  • How can I connect NJSLA to other data to help improve Instruction and further learning for myself and my students?
  • What are the 4 types of Assessment and how can they be used to effect instructional practices?

Participants will:

  • Learn about the 4 types of assessment and the purpose for each to inform instruction.
  • Learn the difference between formative and summative assessments
  • Explore different types of assessments: universal screening, diagnostic, progress monitoring and summarizing. Such as STAR, AIMSWEB, NWEA and et al…
  • Develop the ability to utilize NJSLA reports to drive educational decisions and planning for continuous district/school improvement.
  • Examine currently available NJSLA Reports
  • Make connections to other available data sources
  • Determine ways to use report data to better inform instruction
  • Differentiate with self-study and individualized support