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Understanding the National Theatre Standards

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Explore the structure and components of the 2014 National Theatre Standards and learn how to choose standards to create instruction and assessment. This course also investigates best practice in creating rubrics and how model cornerstone assessments can offer a tool for learning about effective assessment.

Ms. Cory Wilkerson

Cory Wilkerson is a Theatre Educator and consultant currently working as the Education Manager for the Educational Theatre Association.  Ms. Wilkerson was the former Project Manager for the National Coalition for Core Arts Standards- a coalition of the major arts organizations who has been working nationally to support vouluntary national arts standards-and took an active role supporting and documenting the creation of the 2014 National Core Arts Standards.  Prior to joining EdTA, Ms. Wilkerson consulted on the Theatre Opportunity to Learn Standards, the Theatre Educator Evaluation Workbook and the 2018 Model Theatre Curriculumm Framework Project. 

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Understanding the Structure of the National Theatre Standards
Understanding the Structure of the National Theatre Standards
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Recorded introduction to the standards. Short course version.
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Choosing and Using the National Theatre Standards
Choosing and Using the National Theatre Standards
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Recorded introduction to choosing and using the standards. Short course version.
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Exploring Online Tools for Best Practice in Rubric Creation
Group Discussion: Making a Better Rubric with Online Arts Assessment Tools
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Please click "Completed" when you are done. For this exploration, the learning goal is to access online tools to study best practice for the creation of rubrics, and then to engage with the tools through a shared discussion format here at TE-Pro. You will be visiting the Arts Assessment for Learning site created by Dr. Heidi Andrade of the State University of New York at Albany in partnership with the New York City schools. To begin, please open another browser window and copy and paste this url into the search bar: http://artsassessmentforlearning.org/about-assessment/ Next scroll down to Chapter 6 - Crafting Effective Rubrics, What Makes a Rubric Good
Discussion
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Make 1 discussion post to continue. Compare and contrast the Brookheart and Wilson perspectives using the quotes provided in the training. what did you find striking about the Brookheart perspective? How does it address the concerns raised by Wilson? Post your thoughts in this discussion forum, then stop back to view the other posts and respond to one of the posts, building a common understanding through shared perspectives.
Understanding Model Cornerstone Assessments
Understanding Model Cornerstone Assessments Webinar
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Select the "View On-Demand Recording" button to begin. Understanding MCA's with Jim Palmarini.
Quiz
4 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  6/8 points to pass
4 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  6/8 points to pass Understanding Model Cornerstone Assessments Quiz
Understanding the National Theatre Standards Certificate
1.50 Certificate of Completion contact hours  |  Certificate available
1.50 Certificate of Completion contact hours  |  Certificate available Please follow the instructions to download your certificate of completion from EdTA- proof of your investment in professional learning. Check with your administrator, in some school districts professional learning opportunities from your professional organization may be used towards meeting continuing education requirements.