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Wednesday, April 10 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
EdReports.org Science Instructional Materials Review

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EdReports science review is a by educator, for educator process that involves educators in the creation of the review criteria and engages them in the review of full year instructional materials. In 2018, EdReports embarked on an inaugural review of six series of grades 6-8 science materials. This session will provide an overview of the tool creation process and components, selection of materials for review, the reviewer recruitment and selection, training, and review processes, an overview of reports resulting from the inaugural review, and an update on and opportunities for upcoming reviews in 2019. The breakout session will focus on a deep dive into the rubric and evidence guides, reviewer processes for consensus and calibration, the reports to discuss findings, and aspects of quality adoption processes.

Objectives...Attendees will:
  • Understand the EdReports by educator, for educator process
  • Understand aspects of quality in terms of instructional materials and adoption processes
  • Interpret the inaugural reports
  • Access the grades 6-8 rubric and evidence guides
  • Receive opportunities for participation in the review process and ways to share with constituents and networks

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Sam Shaw

Director of Science Review, EdReports.org
Sam Shaw is the Director of Science Review at EdReports.org. Sam came to EdReports from the South Dakota Department of Education, where he oversaw science education in addition to social studies, fine arts, advanced placement, the South Dakota Virtual School, among other programs... Read More →

Wednesday April 10, 2019 1:30pm - 2:15pm
Grand Ballroom D

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