USE OF PROBE2

PROBE2 WORKSHOP LOGO

 

KNOWLEDGE & BEST PRACTICE
towards consistency

Designed to help teachers:
• have greater understanding & knowledge of PROBE2
• use PROBE2 more effectively

ASPECTS OF SEMINAR/WORKSHOP
Design:
Assessment structure, the Guide, the Determiner, Answers, Copymasters

The Stories:
Design, content, establishing the levels of complexity

Procedure:
 preparing the student
•  determining a starting point
•  selection of options
•  determining an end point
•  asking questions
•  determining if an answer is right or wrong
•  use of fiction & non-fiction
•  recording results (oral reading & comprehension)
•  interpreting results

Behaviours:
Seating arrangements, observation of student behaviours,
teacher behaviours, student's intent, writer's intent

Taxonomy:
Understanding the design, the purpose, the key aspects & the required knowledge of the 6 question types.

Chris Parkin & Catherine Parkin

Chris & Catherine have been involved
in education for more than 40 years as teachers, advisers, assessors, writers and innovators.

They take a practical approach to developing & utilising processes that have positive outcomes for all learners regardless of age or circumstance.

They drive the development of these world-class literacy resources.

They are the 'architects' of PROBE2 and the KEY Comprehension series.

DELIVERY
Short:  3 - 4 hours
More in-depth: 1 or 2 days
Presented at a venue, or via skype