Join Us for the “Mindful Assessment: Beyond STEM” Workshop Series

by | Jan 30, 2017

This special workshop series with best-selling author Lee Watanabe Crockett is designed to guide learners through the process of developing exceptional learning tasks and Mindful Assessment of the General Capabilities by moving beyond STEM, PBL and Inquiry to Future-Focused Learning.

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When: Monday March 6, 2017 to Friday August 25, 2017 ACDT

Where: Education Development Centre, 4 Milner St, Hindmarsh, Adelaide, SA, Australia

 

We’re excited to be bringing you this special series of workshops called Mindful Assessment: Beyond STEM to Future-Focused Learning this year. From March to August, you’ll have the chance to attend 3 different dynamic sessions focused on providing a structured and supported approach for South Australia’s educators to undertake Learning and Assessment Design with the General Capabilities as the core.

“Mindful Assessment: Beyond STEM” Workshop Descriptions

Session 1—March 6
Mindful Assessment of the General Capabilities

Explore how improving learning and task design enables the transversal skills and abilities within our curriculum (i.e., the General Capabilities) to be learnt and assessed. With a focus on critical thinking, participants explore various approaches to learning task and assessment design that enable each learner to develop strengths in this general capability. Click here to find out more or register

Session 2—June 5
Mindful Assessment of STEM

This session facilitates the sharing of practitioner work on Mindful Assessment Critical & Creative Thinking units since Session 1. Participants will explore how inter-disciplinary approaches to learning, such as STEM, can be enhanced through a Mindful Assessment approach. Click here to find out more or register

Session 3—August 25
Mindful Assessment Beyond Your Classroom, Beyond Your School

This session facilitates the sharing of practitioner work on Mindful Assessment of STEM since Session 2. Participants will explore how the approaches from Sessions 1 and 2 can be applied to other curriculum priorities like assessing the Literacy and Numeracy general capabilities. This session also explores ways to progress this work within participants’ schools and across school networks. Click here to find out more or register

 

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