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Achieving Student Agency with the Perfect Assessment System

Thursday, July 20, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Achieving Student Agency with the Perfect Assessment System

Presented by Dr. Rick Stiggins, Founder, Assessment Training Institute
Sponsored by Renaissance®

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Assessment is the process of gathering evidence of student learning to inform educational decisions. But how do you ensure that every stakeholder has the right information at the right time? And how do you maintain student motivation?

In this edWebinar, Dr. Rick Stiggins, founder of the Assessment Training Institute, shows how to create an assessment system that provides all stakeholders with quality evidence to meet their needs. First, he outlines this system’s essential conditions:

  • Clear assessment purposes
  • Appropriate learning targets to be assessed
  • Quality assessments yielding dependable results
  • Strong links between assessment and student motivation, so students feel in control of their academic success

He then provides tools to determine whether these conditions are present in your district—and how to close any gaps. District and building administrators as well as lead teachers are invited to watch this recorded session. Learn how to create an action plan to implement the perfect district assessment system.

Rick StigginsAbout the Presenter

Dr. Rick Stiggins founded the Assessment Training Institute in 1992 to provide teachers and school leaders with the assessment literacy they need to fulfill their rapidly evolving assessment responsibilities. He has authored dozens of articles, books, and training programs, all of which promote sound assessment practices in the classroom. Dr. Stiggins holds a PhD in educational measurement from Michigan State University. He formerly taught at the University of Minnesota and served as Director of Test Development at ACT. His most recent publication is The Perfect Assessment System (2017).


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Thursday, July 20, 2017
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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