The Power of Pre-Assessment

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The Power of Pre-Assessment

$20.00

Presenter: Lisa Van Gemert, Gifted Guru
Core Area: Identification & Assessment
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 1

What if you went to the eye doctor and were handed a pre-made pair of glasses with no exam and sent on your way? Your chances of seeing well through those glasses would almost be zero! In “The Power of Pre-Assessment,” Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., compares an eye exam to pre-assessment in the differentiated classroom.  Pre-assessment is a logical first step for differentiation and the key to success. 

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SKU: GIGU-304

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If differentiation is trying to make sure that everyone is wearing the right “glasses” for their own eyes, pre-assessment is the path or “eye exam” that gets you to that goal. Discovering prior knowledge allows you to match your lessons to your students’ abilities and interests. In this course, you will learn the basics of how and why to do pre-assessment and discover how it helps you design successful lessons.

In this 1-hour course you will learn:

  • The three steps of pre-assessment
  • What to look for
  • The alphabet of pre-assessment ideas
  • Guidance for parents

Lisa Van Gemert, M.Ed.T., is the Youth and Education Ambassador for American Mensa. She provides programming and support for the young members of American Mensa as well as the gifted youth, educators, and parents of the general public. Ms. Van Gemert serves as liaison to the Gifted Youth Committee, the National Association of Gifted Children, and other organizations. She earned a Master’s of Education in Teaching from the University of Texas at Arlington and has previously worked as a teacher and high school administrator.

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