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Wednesday, February 12 • 3:40pm - 5:00pm
Do we need a new word for assessment?

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So many people have negative connotations of the word assessment. We know it has a bad reputation, it makes people anxious, and we often start by explaining what we mean by the word. Given that many of us are rethinking assessment, is it time to come up with a different word for the kind of student-centered, empowering, formative feedback that we all love? Would that help others see it differently and think outside the box?

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Louisa Rosenheck

Associate Director, MIT Playful Journey Lab
Louisa Rosenheck is the Associate Director and Creative Lead of the MIT Playful Journey Lab. She manages the design, content, and development of educational games and software, and oversees the research on how ed tech can be effectively used in both formal and informal educational... Read More →

Wednesday February 12, 2020 3:40pm - 5:00pm PST
Beach Near Windsor Lawn