Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Free Webinar: Common Core Assessment Shifts — Whole Child Education

Free Webinar: Common Core Assessment Shifts — Whole Child Education:

Free Webinar: Common Core Assessment Shifts

Discover the kinds of formative and summative classroom assessments that best coordinate with the new generation of testing consortia for the common core. Join ASCD author Susan Brookhart in a discussion of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) and Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments and discover how to create classroom assessments that form a balanced system that supports student learning and aligns to the Common Core State Standards.
Tuesday, April 3, 2012, 3:00 p.m. eastern time
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In this webinar, Brookhart will
  • Provide an overview of SBAC and PARCC assessments.
  • Identify assessments shifts.
  • Share the implications of the Common Core for school-based formative and summative assessments.
Brookhart is an ASCD Faculty member, author, and senior research associate in the School of Education at Duquesne University. She has spent the last 20 years studying and writing about classroom assessment and specializes in combining research-based strategies and practical applications, working with classroom teachers and administrators to customize strategies for their schools. Listen to Brookhart discuss the future of assessment on the Whole Child Podcast and connect with her on the ASCD EDge® social network and by e-mail at susanbrookhart@bresnan.net.
Explore forthcoming and archived ASCD webinars and learn more about the Common Core Webinar Series.