Assessment Learning Institute 2021
Join us as we reexamine assessment practices to support learning—right now and into the future. Educators often experience a disconnect between classroom assessment designed…
In support of our mission to improve student learning and achievement for all students, we address the current circumstances facing our schools in responding to the growing public rejection of racial inequity in American society and call for societal changes that ensure equity of opportunity and safety for Black students and other people of color.
How might we better understand the intersection of social-emotional learning and assessment practices and approaches designed to support learning? How might this knowledge contribute to a student’s ability to become a capable learner? This ALN session will explore some of what the Michigan Assessment Consortium has discovered in its quest to answer these questions through investigations in the context of the arts.
Eighteen months of pandemic learning has heightened our awareness of social emotional learning and well-being. The learning disruptions we’ve experienced have exacerbated existing inequities in society and at school. The arts reinforce the importance of the Whole Child approach to education and have provided immediate, important, and authentic connections and illustrations for teaching and assessing in ways that explicitly address the five core competencies of SEL.
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