Inquiring minds are worth more than marks

A session at BIT15 - Bring IT,Together 2015

Friday 6th November, 2015

1:00pm to 1:50pm (EST)

In this session, participants will hear about our experience with implementing an inquiry approach to classroom learning and teaching. We will also explore the changes that were made to assessment practices as a result of the shift in pedagogy. By allowing students to create their own questions and take their learning in many different directions it has become apparent that assigning a final grade effectively ends the pursuit of deeper learning. Specific descriptive feedback during the inquiry process promotes deeper student learning. The focus of assessment has shifted from “of” learning to focus more on feedback and assessment “for” and “as” learning. We will also share strategies and tools for bringing students into the assessment process, and allow us to provide on-going, real time sharing of information and feedback with both students and parents. Check out our slide deck @ bit.ly/morethanmarks

About the speakers

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Louise Owen

SCDSB Educator - Google Guru, Life-long learner and facilitator of curiosity! http://louiseowen.net

21 attendees

  • Ashleigh McPhee
  • Nancy Rowland
  • Eric Brink
  • Jen Taylor
  • Josee
  • Jamie Urquhart
  • Karen Wilson
  • Lynn Cornwall
  • Louise Owen
  • Melissa Buchanan
  • Melissa
  • Mark Palma
  • Wayne Loo
  • Mrs. Loftus
  • Sandra Shannon
  • Veronique Vandermeer
  • Sarah McLeod
  • Simone Villeneuve
  • Maria Tersigni Wishart
  • Tracy Sopha
  • Zach Sutherland

12 trackers

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  • Dale Rainey-Baran
  • Jodee Monkhouse
  • Pat
  • JL Durnford
  • Josée Hébert
  • Kristen Fitzsimmons
  • Melissa Rutledge
  • Tamara Johnson
  • Nicole
  • Thring, Anita
  • Christina

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Time 1:00pm1:50pm EST

Date Fri 6th November 2015

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