Engaging Assessment with Kathy Perret 10/13
October 13, 2016 8:00 PM - October 13, 2016 9:00 PM EST
This Edchat Interactive is part of the STEM, Engagement & Robotics Series from ClassFlow on practical education technology tips.
Why is assessment so motivating for kids in games, and so demotivating in schools? How can we use assessment to drive effort and achievement?
In this Edchat Interactive, Kathy Perret will discuss how to use assessment as part of the learning process, both to inform and motivate learners. She will cover ways for students to take ownership of their learning at any age. Her strategies include giving students the opportunity to address how they learn, guiding them to want to learn, and asking questions along the way to determine how to apply what they learn. Based on her many years of coaching teachers, Kathy is sharing a variety of approaches that teachers can easily replicate to engage students through assessment.
Kathy Perret is a consultant for Northwest AEA in Sioux City, a private coach & trainer for instructional coaches and a ClassFlow ambassador. She has worked with elementary students as a 4th and 5th grade teacher for 18 years. Her classroom teaching career led to a career as a school improvement consultant in the areas of teacher leadership/coaching, literacy and ESL for the past 16 years. This work has included serving as an instructional coach at both the elementary and middle school levels. As a connected educator, she collaborates with teachers throughout the globe via Twitter, blogging, podcasts, Google+, and Skype. Her goal is to help others SHINE!