Educa Webinar: Learning Stories – an Assessment Alternative in the US

Professional development (PD) New Zealand (nationwide)

Posted: 05 November 2018
Notice reference #: 1H9na6

Presented by Dr. Annie White

Hosted by Educa

Early educators in the USA are finding standardized assessments increasingly time-consuming and distracting. Did you know there is a movement underway advocating for learning stories as an alternative?

Learning stories give teachers more leeway to joyfully capture and express the learning they see, while taking less time than standardized assessment. And of course, learning stories are more engaging for parents.

Dr. Annie White will share how a paradigm shift has begun in California through using learning stories for assessment. Annie will describe examples in California, as an authentic tool for collaboration and family engagement. A formula will be presented demonstrating the challenges California teachers face with assessment practices - this formula is being used as an advocacy tool to promote learning stories in the USA.

Register HERE for FREE. Even if you are unable to make the live webinar, no problem! Register anyway to receive a recording after the event.

Note also that registrants who attend the entirety of the live webinar will receive an Attendance Certificate. And we will be awarding online gift certificate door prizes at the end of the webinar.

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About your host

Dr. Annie White is an Assistant Professor with the Early Childhood Studies program at California State University, Channel Islands where she teaches early childhood courses.

Dr. White has conducted research in the USA on Learning Stories with Head Start programs, homeless shelter child care centers, infant and toddler programs, and diverse family child care homes.

Events summary

New Zealand (nationwide)

12 December 2018 – 12 December 2018

Further information

Contact: Alick Educa

 (0800) 233 822