Planning for Instruction and Assessment: A Collaborative Approach

Certificate Program

Program Overview

Successful instruction and assessment in Ontario schools requires a thoughtful plan that considers issues of equity and inclusivity with intention, and sets high expectations for achievement. The goal of this module is to demystify the process of moving from a standardized curriculum to creating opportunities for student learning that reflect the rich diversity of interests and learning styles in a particular school community. This module explores how to design instructional and assessment processes that lead to inclusive and engaging classrooms.

Course Objectives

Participants will work through the process of:

  • Planning in principles of equity and inclusivity
  • Clustering and deconstructing expectations
  • Writing meaningful learning goals and correlated success criteria
  • Thinking about mini-lessons and a diverse array of instructional strategies
  • Preparing authentic, descriptive feedback and opportunities for diverse assessment
  • Engaging in collaborative inquiry

Program Format

Offered in a fully online format

Consists of 36 instructional hours

A Certificate of Completion is awarded at the conclusion of the program

Dates & How to Register

For actual dates, locations and session offerings, search from the list of available courses.

Course Fee

$275 + $35.75 HST= $310.75

Cancellation Policy

Withdrawals are effective on the date withdrawal notice is received and course fees
refunded subject to $50 non-refundable amount. No withdrawals or refunds on or after the
course start date.