Joseph Szalay

Joseph Szalay grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. He has a Master’s degree in Music and sang professionally before resuming his teaching career. He has worked in international education for 12 years working in the PYP, MYP, DP, and British Curriculums.

Joseph has examined for the IB in MYP Music, MYP Personal Project, and MYP Interdisciplinary. He has taught in Germany and Egypt in previous postings before joining the CEESA Region at the International School of Latvia where he is the MYP Coordinator and the PreK-12 Teaching and Learning Coordinator.

Session:

Helping Students Bring Meaning to Assessment

The workshop will explore the way in which assessments can be used as a tool to develop student’s awareness of their achievement of standards (product), development of learning skills (process), and sense of themselves as a learner (metacognition).

  • What is the purpose of assessment?
  • How can student ownership for learning build metacognitive awareness and give meaning to assessment?

What are the processes that support developing the purpose of assessment?

Grade level: Grade 5-12

December 4th, 9:00 – 9:50 AM (CET)

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