Laney College in Oakland, CA
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IFL has been invited to present at a conference sponsored by Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) titled Formative Assessment in the Classroom, the Curriculum, and the Culture of Schools. IFL will join other leading organizations including the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards & Student Testing (CRESST), Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning and Equity (SCALE), SRI International and WestEd.
The free one-day workshop, open to California districts, will take place on January 13, 2015, at Laney College in Oakland, CA. Conference sessions will focus on formative assessment practices in each content area in support of teacher and student learning aimed at moving students toward achievement of college and career readiness.
Participants will experience a panel discussion featuring leaders in the field of assessment and will attend interactive breakout sessions based on grade band and content areas to:
Listen to leading curriculum and assessment experts—including IFL's co-director, Anthony Petrosky—answer questions about the importance of formative assessment and how to make sure formative assessment becomes part of the culture of schools.