Category: Events

MTC Symposium 2024

MTC Symposium 2024

This is an interactive hands-on workshop where participants will prototype a high quality performance assessment (HQPA) aligned to deeper learning competencies. Through learning stations, participants will explore the what and why of performance assessments and use quality criteria tools to analyze for rigor, learner agency, and authenticity. Participants will then prototype their ideal HQPA and […]

Challenge Success 2024 Fall Conference

Challenge Success 2024 Fall Conference

This workshop will dive deeply into the characteristics of High-Quality Performance Assessment. We know that one area where schools can improve students’ experiences is engaging them in rigorous, authentic assessments that provide students opportunities to lead their own learning experiences. Through performance assessments, students learn how to reflect, revise, and communicate in ways that strengthen […]

Aurora Institute Symposium 2024

Aurora Institute Symposium 2024

“Inclusive and Personalized School Environments Where Black and Latinx Students with Learning Differences Thrive” Led by ELP’s Director of Research & Innovation, Ruth Chung Wei Room Bolden 4 at 2:45pm – 3:45pm PT Students with disabilities and multilingual learners are often subjected to exclusion from robust learning experiences and social disconnection. Participants will dive into […]

AFL Oakland Deep Dive Update

AFL Oakland Deep Dive Update

On May 15 and 16th, 2024 educators from across the country came together in Oakland, CA for a two-day Assessment for Learning (AFL) Deep Dive and focused on student demonstrations of learning. Together, we continued to pursue AFL’s essential question: What can we learn together about how assessment for learning relates to learner belonging, equity and liberation? […]

Deeper Learning Conference 2024

Deeper Learning Conference 2024

ELP hopes to see you at the Deeper Learning Conference in San Diego this March! Learn more about our Deep Dive and Workshop opportunities! Click the images below to sign up! Find the rest of the DL2024 sessions on Sched Learn about Kala Stepter Kala is an educator, cultural strategist, and systems thinker, always rooting […]

ELP Partner Upcoming Events: SEEQS Portfolio Defense Series

ELP Partner Upcoming Events: SEEQS Portfolio Defense Series

One of our long-time partners, SEEQS (the School for Examining Essential Questions of Sustainability) Public Charter School in Honolulu, HI has been implementing their Portfolio Defense system for over ten years now, and they have gone through many iterations refining the process for their school community and sustainability-focused values. Now in their 11th year, they […]

2023 Aurora Institute Symposium Keynote

2023 Aurora Institute Symposium Keynote

Over the last three decades, standards-based reforms have attempted to close opportunity gaps – mostly by tapping large scale assessment and accountability systems. But these assessment systems were not designed to provide real-time feedback to support teaching and learning at the classroom level. We also know that systemic racism is deeply ingrained in the history […]

Deeper Learning 2023

Deeper Learning 2023

  Tuesday, March 28th,  4:30 – 6:00pm PT Disrupting the Transference of STEM Trauma with Josette Neal-De-Stanton This workshop will explore the often problematic relationship many students and educators have with STEM education emerging from traumatic experiences we simply never address. This workshop particularly focuses on the roots of STEM as it relates to white […]

July 2022 Events & Announcements

July 2022 Events & Announcements

Summer Reflections Summer, while certainly not a vacation for most educators, can make possible more time for reflection and goal-setting. ELP is appreciative of two recent opportunities to reflect on the bigger picture of our work and to share those reflections with you. Add to your podcast queue my recent discussion with Dr. Greg Goins on his […]

May 2022 Events & Announcements

May 2022 Events & Announcements

Always a Journey. In schools all over the country, May is a month when many students share their learning—through project exhibitions, capstone presentations, defenses of learning, and other culminating experiences. Here’s to all the students and teachers out there, even in this difficult year, who are working to culminate learning in ways that are challenging, […]

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