Available courses

Learning Walk: Assessment in Instruction

Use this module to earn clock hours when going on a learning walk to explore how others use formative assessment to guide instruction in their classrooms.

Homeroom: Risk Indicators

In this module, participants will learn about the risk indicators tool in Homeroom: what you can learn from them and how to use them.

Differentiating with STAR Reading

Use data from STAR Reading to create differentiated questions and activities for students.

Looking at Data that is Important to You

This module will help you define your own assessment within Homeroom so that you can look at assessment data that you want to look at!

Digital Formative Assessment Tools

Learn to use multiple digital tools designed to help you gather formative data on your students.

Homeroom: Examining Data for a Focus Group

Do you have a subgroup of students you want to focus on?  This module will show you how to create a group of these students and look at data for that subgroup.

Formative Assessment Strategies

This module provides many different strategies you could choose form to utilize in your classroom.

Mastering Google Forms

Learn all about Google Forms.

Organizing for Scaffolded Reading

This module will focus on using your current data to organize your students for scaffolded reading instruction.

Effective Feedback

What is the most effective feedback we can give our students to boost learning?

Student Growth Over Time

Learn about this great tool that you can access that will allow you to see the growth over time for your students.

The Importance of Formative Assessment

Find out what makes assessments formative and the importance of formative assessment in the classroom. 

Uploading and Accessing Data

This is the beginning Homeroom Module, just helping you upload and access the data that is stored for your students.

What should students' answers look like?

Explore the materials that are available in the Smarter Balanced Assessment portal in the Teacher Hand Scoring section to learn how they score responses.  What can we take back to our classroom in the way we score and instruct to proficiency?