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Assessing to Inform Teaching and Learning: A Guide for Leaders
Tuesday March 7, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Presented by Francis (Skip) Fennell, L. Stanley Bowlsbey Professor of Education and Graduate and Professional Studies Emeritus, McDaniel College
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School and district leaders, consider school and district-wide use of classroom-based formative assessment to inform planning and teaching AND impact student achievement. In this webinar, Francis (Skip) Fennell, L. Stanley Bowlsbey Professor of Education and Graduate and Professional Studies Emeritus, McDaniel College, shares a framework for school and district-based leaders to develop elements of leadership while establishing a grade-level or school-based learning community focusing on everyday use of formative assessment.
• Assessment literacy and the use of particular tools to guide and monitor the use of the formative assessment techniques presented
• How ongoing, everyday use of the “Formative 5” intersects with summative assessment data and frame assessment decisions
• A leadership framework to guide successful implementation of the “Formative 5,” including coaching, navigating relationships, learning communities and adult learners
All school and district-based leaders, and K-12 educators are invited to watch this recorded webinar.
About the Presenter
Francis (Skip) Fennell, PhD, is emeritus as the L. Stanley Bowlsbey professor of education and graduate and professional studies at McDaniel College in Maryland, where he continues to direct the Brookhill Institute of Mathematics-supported Elementary Mathematics Specialists & Teacher Leaders Project. A mathematics educator who has experience as a classroom teacher, principal, and supervisor, he is a past president of the Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE), the Research Council on Mathematics Learning (RCML), and the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).
Dr. Fennell served as a writer of the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics (NCTM, 2000), the Curriculum Focal Points (NCTM, 2006), and the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSO, 2010). He also served on the National Mathematics Advisory Panel (2006-2008). Dr. Fennell has received numerous honors and awards, including NCTM’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
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