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Using Dialogue to Develop a Language of Learning Monday, December 11, 2017 – 3:30pm PDT
Presented by James Nottingham and Martin Renton
Classroom discussion is one of the best vehicles for learning how to think, make moral decisions, and understand another person’s point of view. Research indicates that most teachers talk too much in the classroom and don’t wait long enough for students to respond. In this webinar James Nottingham and Martin Renton translate the most up-to-date research into practical strategies that improve student learning.
Student-Centered Assessment: Strengthening Student Ownership Through Impact Teams Monday, December 18, 2017 – 3:30pm PDT
Presented by Paul Bloomberg and Barb Pitchford
Empowering students in their own learning through self- and peer assessment has one of the highest impacts on learning. However, to do so requires teacher teams to understand and implement the five core formative assessment practices with depth and rigor. Learn how Impact Teams implement a simple three-step classroom protocol that develops student ownership of learning.