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October 20, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
It is time to rethink the relationship between teaching and learning and assess the crucial skills students need to succeed in the 21st century. Lee Watanabe Crockett asserts that educators must focus assessment on mindfulness and feedback for improvement, framing assessment around six fluencies students need to cultivate. This day-long seminar outlines scenarios, lessons, activities, and assessment rubrics from Crockett’s 2016 book on the same topic:
-Discover the essential fluencies and skills students need for success in the 21st century;
-Examine different kinds of assessments and their focuses, strengths, and weaknesses;
-Gain assessment rubrics for evaluating students skills in the fluencies;
-Access sample lessons and projects that support the fluencies;
-Employ the Solution Fluency Activity Planner to help students develop the fluencies they’ll need to succeed in the 21st century.
Lee Watanabe Crockett is an author, speaker, designer, inspirational thinker, and the creative force behind some of the most exciting transformations in education happening worldwide. He believes in creating balance in the reality of a digital present and future.
Lee is the creative force behind the Solution Fluency Activity Planner, a social network that has created a culture of collaboration for educators around the world to share and source unit plans that align to the structure of a modern learning environment.
In addition to creating digital learning tools for education, Lee has adapted his own corporate experience into a dynamic, team-based training model. Lee serves his clients by sensing trend, identifying opportunity, and pivoting in response to adversity.
Lee is coauthor of Understanding the Digital Generation, The Digital Diet, Living on the Future Edge, and the bestseller Literacy Is Not Enough.
A catered lunch will be included. Registration is $50 for SD #35 staff and $150 for out-of-district educators.