Principles of Standardized Testing
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Principles of Standardized Testing
Presented by: Dr.Dave Carter
November 19, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
November 26, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
December 3, 2020 | 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Online
Grade Level / Audience
Special Needs, Support and Classroom Teachers, Coordinators, Administrators, Learning Coaches
About the Session

Participants will:

  • Understand the 3 levels of testing and how they differ and the role of each level in assessment
  • Key Principles of testing including:
    • Provincial, national and international standards
    • Ethical test selection and use
    • Understanding measurement statistics
    • Understanding standard Scores, T scores, Z scores, percentiles ranks, grade and age equivalent
    • How to interpret standard scores
    • Interpreting test results to parents, children and teachers
    • Choosing tests with precision
    • Understanding measurement error, confidence intervals
About the Presenters

Dr.Dave Carter

Dr. Dave Carter has been an educator for 40 years, having taught grades 6 and 7, been a Learning Assistance teacher, school psychologist (K-12) and Director of Special Education in two B.C. school divisions. Dave "semi-retired" in 2005 but continues to be very active in school work. Since retiring he has taught courses for U.B.C. and S.F.U., supervised doctoral students (S.F.U.) and also supervised school psychology interns (U.B.C.). He continues to do psycho-educational evaluations and has done recent volunteer work in Nigeria and Haiti.

Registration Deadline: November 19, 2020

Registration Fee: $225.00

Registration Notes:

Please note: the webinar information (link and how to access the webinar) will be emailed to you 2 hours prior to the webinar start time (MDT). If you have not received the webinar link by then, please email info@erlc.ca.

 

  1. A handout will be emailed to you prior to the session
  2. In order to receive a certificate, you must attend all 3 days of training
  3. There will be a 45 minute lunch break each day, with breaks throughout each day at the discrection of the presenter. 

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