Using the Optional Assessment in the BAS to Identify & Track Student Progress

This session has been completed.
Facilitator: Bonnie Lebowitz
Date:June 14, 2022
Time:4:00 pm to 5:00 pm MTN
No charge
Location: Virtual
Session Code: 22-NC-186
Focus: Curriculum Implementation New Curriculum

Target Audience

Teachers K-6, Instructional Coaches, Learning Coaches, Inclusive Learning Teachers, District Leaders/Consultants, Educational/Instructional, Assistants Specialists who work directly with students, Para-educators and teams who serve children and youth

About this Learning Opportunity

This session will delve into the use of the variety of BAS Optional Assessments (Letter Identification, Early Reading Behaviours, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Word Reading, Word Analysis, Vocabulary) in order to gather information, program plan, reliably identify skill level, and track student progress over time.

* This session will be recorded and available for 14 days and shared with all registered participants *

This session addresses the LQS competencies

  • #2: Modeling Commitment to Professional Learning
  • #4: Leading a Learning Community

This session addresses the TQS competencies

  • #2: Engaging in Career-Long Learning
  • #3: Demonstrating a Professional Body of Knowledge
  • #4: Establishing Inclusive Learning Environments

This learning opportunity is being subsidized through funding from Alberta Education.

About the Facilitator

Bonnie Lebowitz is a Reading Specialist/Consultant with a MA degree in literacy. Currently, Bonnie works (part time) for Edmonton Public in the capacity of Reading Special, on the Specialized Learning Support Team, performing a variety of normative based academic assessments and program planning for literacy. Bonnie has extensive experience presenting workshops and coaching all aspects of literacy K-12. Bonnie's passion is to support teachers in order to give all students the gift of literacy.