Inaugural Education Summit on Assessment

March 21, 2013 - 4:00pm - March 22, 2013 - 12:30pm

Heidelberg University's School of Education, Friends of Heidelberg Education and Kappa Delta Pi Education Honorary proudly present:

Assessment: Teaching to the Test or Teaching for Learning? 

An Inaugural Education Summit
Featuring keynote speaker: Dr. George Wood, former Ohio University education professor and presently superintendent of Federal Hocking Schools in Stewart, Ohio.  Director of the Forum for Education and Democracy.  Author and advocate for democracy in education and empowerment of teachers and children.  He co-authored, with Deborah Meier, Many Children Left Behind (2004), A Time to Learn (1998), and Schools the Work (1994).

This summit is designed to engage pre-service teachers, area school administrators, teachers and alumni in conversations about student learning, testing and accountability.

Thursday, March 21

4:00 - 5:30 pm:  Keynote address in Gundlach Theatre:  Assessment Teaching to the Test or Teaching for Learning? - Dr. George Wood


Friday, March 22 - Herbster Chapel

9:00 - 9:45 am:  Make it Real:  Where Authentic Assessment and Standards Meet - Dr. Wood 

10:00 - 10:30 am:  It's More than Just Grades: Formative Assessment for Learning - Dr. Julie Green, Heidelberg University

10:45 - 11:15 am:  Uncommon Ways to Meet Common Core State Standards - Dr. Robin Dever, Kent State University

11:30 - 12:00 pm:  Panel Discussion


Register online by Tuesday, March 19.


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