Perspectives on Formative Assessment, Student Agency, and Equity: A Conversation Series
WestEd experts Nancy Gerzon and Barbara Jones hosted this conversation series highlighting scholarly and practitioner perspectives on the intersections between student identity, classroom culture, and formative assessment as levers for promoting agency and equity. Gerzon and Jones hosted the following conversations with renowned scholars and educators:
Ambitious Teaching and Formative Assessment: Creating Conditions for Equity, with Lorrie Shepard, University Distinguished Professor and Dean Emerita at the University of Colorado, Boulder School of Education
Seizing the Opportunity to Promote Student Agency Through Online Learning in a High-Poverty School District, with Steve Holmes, Superintendent of the Sunnyside Unified School District, Tucson, Arizona
An Ecological View of Assessment for Learning, with Bronwen Cowie, Associate Dean of Research in the Division of Education, at the University of Waikato in New Zealand
Leadership for Learning, Leadership for Equity, with Gene Wilhoit, Executive Director of the National Center for Innovation in Education
Each page contains insights from WestEd’s formative assessment experts, as well as links to session recordings, including video and audio files, and materials. The Padlets on each conversation page include select video clips from each conversation; please click on the play button in the upper left hand corner of each video to play clips. Full audio recordings of each conversation are also available.