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Promoting a Culture of Inquiry Through Formative Assessment

February 23, 2018

This podcast focuses on the role of formative assessment in improving instruction, increasing collaboration, and enhancing engagement of students and teachers. Hear from four educators as they describe how formative assessment has changed practices at the district, building, and classroom levels.



Michael McCormick, Superintendent, Val Verde School District in Perris, California

Kiel Strathman, 5th-Grade Teacher, Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School, Val Verde District

Rhonda Peeples, Principal, Alpine Elementary School, Columbus City School District

John Maynard, Principal, Ironton Elementary School, Ironton City School District