Smarter Balanced at the Target Level: Improving ELA, Math, and Writing

Smarter Balanced at the Target Level: Improving ELA, Math, and Writing

Course Description

Analyzing the Smarter Balanced Assessment Results at a target level and implementing the examples available can help teachers hone in on what their specific students need in the areas of English/Language Arts, Math, and Writing. Many tools are available to help teachers teach according to the standards at the level of rigor expected in the standards. This work also includes rigor, types of writing, and web leveling discussion. All teachers in all content areas need to implement the strategies from this session in their content work.

By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the specific skills students do not understand in ELA
  • Understand the specific skills students do not understand in math
  • Understand the weaknesses in writing
  • Learn strategies to improve skills in ELA
  • Learn strategies to improve skills in math
  • Learn strategies to improve writing skills
  • Learn strategies to incorporate the ELA and writing in all content areas

At a Glance

Enrollment Information

Technology & Innovation in Education

For more information, to schedule a date or customize your program, contact Julie Mathiesen at 605-394-1876 or by filling out form below.