COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS
Katie's presentations on College and Career Readiness are engaging and helpful. These sessions focus on project-based learning, differentiated instruction and the Common Core State Standards. Katie McKnight is uniquely qualified to explain the key points of these new standards to both teachers and administrators, in half or full day sessions.
The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core
Administrators, Grades K-12/Teachers, Grades K-12
Some people call it Common Core—in reality, it’s common sense. This one-day session will improve educators’ understanding of the Common Core State Standards while guiding them through every stage of implementing them – in the classroom and across the curriculum. No matter where you are in the transition process, Katie will demonstrate valuable tools for gap analysis, lesson design and differentiation, addressing text complexity, assessment, and more. This session is based on Katie’s (2014) book: The Common Sense Guide to the Common Core: Teacher-Tested Tools for Implementation.
Formative Assessment & Common Core State Standards
Teachers, Grades 5-12
This highly interactive, tool-focused presentation will help you discover powerful formative assessment strategies for preparing your students for success on the PARCC and Smarter Balanced Common Core assessments. Katie will share dozens of proven assessment tools you can use in all disciplines and easily integrate into your everyday instruction.