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College Credit for Attending the Conference

You may earn one continuing education unit (not academic credit) through Fresno Pacific University for attending all of the conference.  Each morning you will need to sign the attendance sheets located at either the Embassy Suites-Waterfront or the Hilton-Room 1421/1425 (this has been moved from the Glimmer Room). You are also required to submit evaluations for all of the sessions that you attend, including the Keynote (Saturday morning) and the Ignite Session (Sunday afternoon). Here is the link for the credit:


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Sunday, February 25 • 8:30am - 9:45am
5g Grading Smarter, Not Harder

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This session will be repeated on Saturday, 11:15 to 12:30. Do the grades we assign to students truly reflect the extent of their learning? Do our assessment policies help or hinder our students' motivation and achievement? What do grades really mean? We will examine some of our favorite grading practices for fairness and effectiveness and whether they allow students every opportunity to demonstrate their learning.

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Caroline Loomis

CPM Teacher Leader, Da Vinci Charter Academy
I’ve been teaching teenagers math and computer science for 15 years. I’ve taught in traditional and project-based learning schools and continue to be still mostly sane. I love being a Teacher Leader for CPM and have been able to share my enthusiasm at the National Teacher Conference... Read More →

Sunday February 25, 2018 8:30am - 9:45am PST
Embassy Suites, Diplomat B 150 Anza Blvd, Burlingame, CA 94010