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Saturday, February 29 • 11:20am - 12:20pm
Skills Based Assessments in 7-12 History-Social Science

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Have you shifted your assessment practices? This workshop will model an approach to assessment that supports the Framework's call for content, skill, literacy and citizenship development in History-Social Science.  Skills based multiple choice and short answer questions will be provided, as well as research linking this approach to school-wide improvements on the state's Smarter Balanced Testing (SBAC) testing system.


Adam Wemmer

Teacher, Pacifica High School
Adam Wemmer is the US History team lead at Pacifica HS in Garden Grove, which won the state Civic Education Award in 2016 and the Los Angeles County Democracy School Award in 2017.  He has been teaching U.S. History and Advanced Placement U.S. Government at Pacifica since 2000, and... Read More →
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Rob Vicario

District Office

Saturday February 29, 2020 11:20am - 12:20pm PST
Catalina Ballroom 2