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SXSWedu 2016

Save Teachers Time For What Matters: Instruction

Assessments are an important tool in measuring concept mastery and student progress, but are they being used to drive instruction and ultimately benefiting the teacher and student? Are you over testing? Join this session to learn how you can assess less to know more about students, freeing up more time to teach and learn creatively. An experienced educator and thought leader will discuss assessments and how they can be used to achieve better instruction and greater student achievement.

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  1. How teaching and learning can be informed by assessment data to customize learning pathways for every student
  2. Learn how to develop systems that minimize duplicate assessments, establish coherence and boost usefulness of data to inform teaching and learning
  3. Strategies for auditing current assessments and determining gaps in efficiency and data utilization


  • Aurora Martinez, Executive Director, Curriculum Associates
  • Woody Paik, Senior Vice President, Curriculum Associates


Aurora Martinez, Exec Dir, Curriculum Associates

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  • Tags: #assessless
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Core Conversation
  • Track: Assessment
  • Session Focus Area
  • Level: Field Experience
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