Navigating Assessment - online learning for all educators

Whether you are a teacher looking for high quality professional learning that focuses on all aspects of assessment, or an administrator eager to support teachers in analyzing, creating and using assessment tools across the content areas, this series is for you!

You choose the content you want and need, when you want it

Every module can be purchased individually, or as part of a series, giving you the ability to choose exactly what you need, and in a timeframe that works for you.

Navigating Assessment provides flexibility

Designed with teachers in mind, Navigating Assessment can be used by individual educators or by an entire staff as they work together to improve assessments in the classroom. Giving back valuable time to do what they love....TEACH!

Navigating Assessment puts you in control

Online learning allows teachers to access training from any smartphone, tablet or computer at a time that works for them. With 24 hour access to training modules, you can always find time in your day!

Navigating Assessment brings the "Content Expert" to you

Utilize the skills and knowledge of Dragonfly's content expert as she takes you through a series of professional learning modules focused on building assessment skills for your content area. Everything is included for individual or school based training.

Assessment doesn't have to be a scary subject!


Wouldn't it be great to learn more about Assessment and Data Analysis right from your tablet, smartphone or computer? Understanding how to develop, use and analyze high quality assessments - also known as assessment literacy - is not part of typical teacher or administrator preparation programs, yet high stakes situations demand high quality assessments and a crystal clear understanding of data use and analysis.

Navigating ASSESSMENT is a user-friendly, highly practical series of professional development modules designed to make understanding and applying assessment literacy easy and practical regardless of the content area. It integrates assessment and data needs by allowing teachers to instantly apply what they learn to their specific needs. The Modules have been designed to build upon one another, so that participants in the professional development have ongoing support across the Modules.

7 Self-paced Assessment Modules to Choose From

Validity and Reliability
 

Validity and Reliability

Understand the need for attending to these critical aspects of all assessment tools, whether analyzing existing assessments or creating them scratch.
Selection-Type Items
 

Selection-Type Items

Identify the characteristics of and best uses for high quality multiple choice, matching and true-false items.
Constructed Response Items
 

Constructed Response Items

Identify the characteristics of and best uses for high quality open-response, open-ended and performance based items.
Using the Good Items You Already Have
 

Using the Good Items You Already Have

Critique existing items and assessments used; cull out high quality items; rework others if possible; discard all others.
Creating the Exact Assessments You Want and Need
 

Creating the Exact Assessments You Want and Need

Create high quality selection-type and constructed response items from scratch.
The Power of Well Constructed Scoring Guides
 

The Power of Well Constructed Scoring Guides

Critique existing and create high quality scoring guides/rubrics from scratch.
Streamlining and Simplifying Data Analysis
 

Streamlining and Simplifying Data Analysis

Choose the most relevant data sources, simplify the analysis process, and succinctly and clearly report data.

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