Coming soon to Teacher Forum’s Speaker Series…Dylan Wiliam
Mark your calendar for Wednesday, February 22. Dylan Wiliam, noted researcher and educator, will be the second speaker for the Teacher Forum Speaker Series and will be appearing at Landstown High School from 6 to 8 p.m.
You will not want to miss this highly entertaining speaker as he focuses on student assessment, discussing the latest research on how to implement and use assessment to improve student learning and achievement.
Using an effective and balanced assessment process is essential in order to support students in achieving objectives and to gain understanding of student knowledge and application of skills and content. Dr. Wiliam will offer support to teachers in further understanding the importance of assessment for learning (AfL) as he shares strategies and techniques in how to incorporate AfL in the classroom. Wiliam will discuss the importance of establishing and sustaining Teacher Learning Communities which improve classroom practice and help students achieve success.
Dylan Wiliam is Emeritus Professor of Educational Assessment at the Institute of Education, University of London where from 2006 to 2010 he was its Deputy Director. In a varied career, he has also taught in urban public schools, directed a large-scale testing program, served a number of roles in university administration, including Dean of a School of Education, and pursued a research program focused on supporting teachers to develop their use of assessment in support of learning.
Check out the flyer for more information on how to register. Remember, teachers earn two PDP hours.