NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Design in Five

EDUC 2000




Instructor: Jodell Teiken

Grading: Letter

Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - Thursday, June 21, 2018

Meet 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. both days with completion June 29, 2018

Instruction Mode: Combination

Location: , Fargo, ND

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $50

Course Description:

By creating and using effective assessments, educators can create a culture of learning where students are engaged and invested in their own success.

Developed for teachers, teams, instructional coaches, and school and district administrators, this workshop offers rich dialogue and practical techniques for improving assessment practices. Deepen your understanding of formative and summative assessments, and learn how to design assessments that guide instruction, involve students, and communicate learning.


Participants will:

  1. Explore high-quality assessment and grading practices.
  2. Learn how to use the Design in Five process to develop effective assessments.
  3. Apply tools to ensure assessments guide instruction and learning.
  4. Discover how to recognize the cognitive level of assessment items and tasks.
  5. Identify and apply characteristics for high-quality rubrics, constructed response, multiple choice, and performance tasks.
  6. Learn how to accurately analyze formative assessment results to increase student learning.
  7. Examine ways to effectively communicate assessment scores.


Design in Five by Nicole Dimich Vagle

Required Student Resources:

Electronic device & internet access

About The Instructor

Jodell Teiken

Jodell received her M.S. in Curriculum & Instruction from University of Wisconsin-Stout and earned her B.A. in Computer Information Systems from Moorhead State University. Jodell currently is the Director Standards-Based Instruction for Fargo Public Schools and has 26+ years computer programming/instructional design experience.

**Registration Instructions:

Registrations will be taken online through the Fargo Public Schools Teach2Learn registration system @ https://fpsweb.fargo.k12.nd.us/teach2learn/login.php?page=search_registration_results.php. There will be a $75 course fee payable to Fargo Public Schools in addition to the $50 NDSU credit fee. The course fee is waived for FPS employees.

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