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Latest Innovation Podcast Centers on Assessment-based Student Empowerment

Podcast episode #4 logo In the fourth podcast of this school year, the CSD Innovation team of gifted and professional development supervisor Matt Pimental and STEM supervisor Dr. Brian Reilly chatted with Empower co-author A.J. Juliani about empowering students through assessments, the topic of chapter eight in Empower. Juliani keynoted a professional development day this past November about student engagement. Topics include “How assessments can empower students”; “How to craft empowering performance tasks”; “Teacher as expert and defining what student mastery looks like”; “Design thinking, peer assessment and the importance of exemplars”; “The role of the teacher as students become empowered”; and “Teacher empowerment, self reflection and ‘Try if for one day.’”

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