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Tuesday, February 4 • 8:00am - 9:00am
How to Love Assessment

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If you hate doing assessments, you might be doing it wrong. I'm not talking about mandated testing and evaluation but actually having students showcase and share learning. This session will explore ways to empower students, take pressure off of teachers and create an environment using a variety of tools so assessment becomes a joy to experience.

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Andrew Poggio

Director of Assessment, Discovery Education
My passion is asking questions, to continually ask 'why?', 'how?', and 'what if?'. To me, the goal of learning isn't as much about getting students to answer challenging questions as it is enabling them to ask them. Igniting a student's passion and curiosity enables them not only to learn, but to re-learn for a lifetime. As Sir Ken Robinson has said, passion is "whatever fires your imagination and stokes your energy". While I embrace the charge... Read More →

Tuesday February 4, 2014 8:00am - 9:00am
Room 19AB