Recorded on October 20, 2022
In this online conversation, Nancy Gerzon, Project Director for the Formative Insights Team at WestEd, and Dr. Menucha Birenbaum, Professor Emerita of Educational Assessment at Tel Aviv University, examine how building a positive culture of learning in the classroom can promote student agency and improve outcomes.
- The relationship between learning culture, classroom learning culture, and formative assessment implementation
- The role of teaching, learning, and assessing learners’ content
- The role of culture in fostering student agency
- The Role of Formative Assessment—Enhancing Educational Opportunities for Multilingual Learners
- Leading Voices Podcast Episode 2: Amplifying Student Agency with Formative Assessment
- Perspectives on Formative Assessment, Student Agency, and Equity Online Conversation Series (Recordings Available)
About Formative Insights Team
Amplifying student agency and identity is at the center of Formative Insights, our unique model of formative assessment. We help educators cultivate inclusive learning environments where students develop positive learner identities and feel equipped and empowered to direct their learning. In this model, teachers share responsibility for learning with students and effectively shift towards a lasting culture of internal accountability in which students learn from one another and their teacher. To learn more about our work, visit https://csaa.wested.org/formative-insights.