Learn More About Key Assessment Topics
Measured Progress content and measurement experts participate frequently in webinars that explore a range of education issues and feature guest speakers, many of whom are making real change in their areas of expertise.
Many of our webinars have been featured in Education Week and have been archived for your convenience. Topics range from the correct and incorrect uses of formative assessment to the promise of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS*).
Please click on a title from the list below to register for a webinar, or view one of our archived webinars.
3 Ways A Coherent Assessment Program Can Benefit Your District
Introducing eMPower AssessmentsTM by Measured Progress, the new assessment solution for grades 3–8 that gives a direct, predictive connection to the SAT® Suite of Assessments.
Join us at an upcoming informational webinar for K–12 district leaders about eMPower Assessments. You’ll learn how eMPower and the SAT Suite of Assessments work together to create a consistent approach that yields valid and reliable data to show growth over time toward college and career readiness.
You’ll find out how to:
- Reduce redundant, disconnected testing and gain classroom instruction time
- Get immediate reporting so teachers can make instructional adjustments that have an impact
- Use consistent measures across classroom instruction, district-wide interim assessment, and state accountability tests
Plan to attend one of the following sessions:
- How Well Do Your District and Classroom Assessments Measure Up?
We know you need effective assessments that can give you reliable results to inform important data-driven decisions about instruction. Do you want to learn how to make sure that the questions in your assessments are providing evidence of understanding? Interested to learn how to build better assessments in your district?View On-Demand Webinar
- 3-Part NGSS Webinar Series
Part 1: Transitioning to three dimensional learning
This is the first of our free three-part webinar series exploring the NGSS. In this 45-minute webinar, we’ll go over conceptual shifts inherent in the NGSS, including three-dimensional learning in a formative assessment context.View Part 1
Part 2: A deeper dive into the 8 science and engineering practices
This session is the second of a three-part series from Measured Progress to help support you as you transition to the NGSS in your classroom. In this 45-minute webinar, we take a deeper dive into the eight science and engineering practices.View Part 2
Part 3: Six instructional strategies to support NGSS teaching and learning
You’ll learn instructional strategies to support your transition to NGSS. We’ll show you how specific content can be used with these strategies to gather evidence of student learning.View Part 3
- Next Generation Assessment Implementation and Results. This Year Counts!
Learn how school and district leaders—one in in a Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (Smarter Balanced®) state and one in a Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC®) state—are preparing teachers and students to meet new challenges with confidence.View On-Demand Webinar
- Next Generation Science Standards: Answering the Nation's Call for STEM Literacy
This webinar highlights the promise of the NGSS, explores state responses to the call for greater rigor in the sciences, and describes how formative tools aligned to NGSS both focus instruction and prepare students for the challenge of the new assessments.View On-Demand Webinar
*NGSS is a registered trademark of Achieve. Neither Achieve nor the lead states and partners that developed the Next Generation Science Standards were involved in the production of this product, and do not endorse it.
Smarter Balanced® is a registered trademark of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
PARCC® is a registered mark of Parcc, Inc.