What We Do

Recent and Coming events and activities:

March, 2011: “It’s Not a Matter of Time: Competency-based Learning Summit” convened by The International Association for K-12 Online Learning, Council of Chief State School Officers, MetisNet

April 12, 2011: Roundtable discussion, The Evolution of an Innovative Assessment Paradigm: From Classroom to an National Science Foundation-Funded Randomized Controlled Trial, American Educational Research Assn. Annual Meeting, New Orleans

April 15, 2011: “Tech in Schools” breakout session at the NCTech4Good Annual Conference, Chapel Hill

April 18-20, 2011: “Curriculum Inquiry and Assessing for Learning” Workshop at the 2011 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement, sponsored by the North Carolina Public Schools, Dept. of Public Instruction, in collaboration with Dr. John Parker (North Carolina New Schools) and Dr. Margaret Small (Buncombe County Schools K-12 Math Specialist)

Summer, 2011: Baltimore City Public Schools STEM initiative, in collaboration with Marc Siciliano of the Teaching Institute for Excellence in STEM

Ongoing work 2010-12: NSF-funded study on using outcomes and assessment/reassessment with 9th and 10th grade math classes, using EASE software as one of the tools.  Partnering with the 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education on their PARLO grant.