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Supporting Implementation of Benchmark Assessment, 3rd Edition
Presented by: Siobhan Murphy
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Central Alberta Regional Consortium 8 Page Avenue, Red Deer, AB Aspen Room
About the Session:
Supporting Implementation of Benchmark Assessment, 3rd Edition

Are you NEW to using Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment, 3rd edition?  If so, this session will guide you through the components of this assessment system and provide opportunities to practice administering, coding and scoring reading assessments. Time will also be spent looking at how these assessments can be used to inform instruction in the classroom. The presenter will share some tips and strategies on how to fit these assessments into your schedule.

About the Presenter(s):
Siobhan Murphy

Siobhan Murphy  is the Planning & Implementation Manager for Literacy for Pearson Canada.  She has been in the field of education for 18 years, including teaching at the elementary and junior high levels, as a district lead literacy teacher and on secondment at the Edmonton Regional Learning Consortium as a literacy consultant. Siobhan is passionate about all things literacy. She completed her Master's degree in education at the University of Alberta focusing her research on assessment for learning in elementary writing. 

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: December 03, 2019
Cost: $200.00
Focus(es): Assessment
Grade Level(s): K-8
Audience: Teachers