Wabash Valley Education Center

*ISTEP Grade 10: Addressing the Need to Raise Scores

Across the state we continue to see low ISTEP Math scores in grade 10. You and your school may have tried a variety of strategies, curriculum maps or instructional realignments to address these low scores. In this session, we will discuss why traditional test preparation doesn't work for next generation assessments such as ISTEP. We will address the solution to ‘why do students forget content once they get to ISTEP’. We will talk about how depth of knowledge and surface, deep and transfer learning take place and how we accomplish transfer learning. You will walk away with research-based strategies that engage students in deep learning so they have a conceptual understanding of mathematics. This workshop will meet at Four Points by Sheraton in West Lafayette, IN.


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Laurie Ferry, CIESC Director of Professional Learning

  • Former Math Teacher, MS & HS Principal.
  • Prior to CIESC served as a K-12/STEM Specialist for IDOE.
  • Served on national & state level instructional standards, next generation assessment organizations.
  • Presented at state, national and international conferences.
  • 27+ years of educational experience and provided PD to over 20,000 educators.


Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM (lunch on your own)
Cost: $125.00
Location: Four Points by Sheraton - Salon B


Registration open through 9/12/2017 11:59 AM EST

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Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana ESC. Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee of twice the amount of the workshop cost.






Four Points by Sheraton

1600 Cumberland Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47906

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Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906