Assessment Webinars

An exploration of assessment with the redesigned grades 10–12 curriculum

The following nine video segments are from a three-part webinar series on assessment and the redesigned grades 10–12 curriculum.

Each segment was filmed before a live and digitally-connected audience of B.C. educators. Presenter, Tom Schimmer, is a B.C.-based assessment author and former B.C. teacher and administrator.

  • January 17, 2019 (segment 1 of 3):
    Review the context that supports B.C.’s curricular shift to competency-based education and the repurposing of knowledge
  • January 17, 2019 (segment 2 of 3):
    Learn what Tom Schimmer identifies as the as the most significant change to B.C.’s redesigned curriculum—the switching of the means and the ends, and how B.C. educators now use content to develop competencies
  • January 17, 2019 (segment 3 of 3):
    Explore the value of assessment and of having a clear intent for assessment and evaluation tools
  • April 11, 2019 (segment 3 of 3):
    Discover examples of assessment practices that are aligned with the redesigned curriculum, as shared by an English Language Arts teacher, a Math teacher, and a school district assessment support team