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Checkpoint A French & Spanish Regional Comprehensive Exams Workshop – Day 1
February 28 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm EST
Tuesday, February 28, 2023 and Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM (Registration begins at 8:00 AM) Lunch will be provided
Location: CVES Conference Center at 1443 Military Turnpike, Plattsburgh
Cost: Billed through 506 Co-Ser. Costs will be dependent on number of schools participating and purchasing the exams.
Presenter: Carlos Madan, CVES Facilitator, Retired World Languages Teacher
Description: Participants will review and revise (if necessary) current World Languages comprehensive exam formats and create question banks in French and Spanish for the Checkpoint A (Middle School) comprehensive exams. Participants will supply in advance or bring with them reading passages, realia, and authentic documents in digital format to be used as the basis of listening and reading questions. Most of day 1 will be spent writing test items using the submitted materials, with the start of the day spent reviewing the current test format and guidelines for item writing. Day 2 will be for review of test bank items for quality, levels, and topics/standards. Additionally, any revisions to administration manuals and rubrics will be done on this day. Time will be spent editing and doing a quality review on the test bank questions.
Please note that your district will receive the exam for each workshop for which you have registered.
Target Audience: World Languages Teachers Grades 7-12
Registration via WinCap: 2022 – 2023 WinCapWeb Professional Development Catalog
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