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Overthrowing Education

New episodes every other Sunday.

Feb 20, 2022

On this episode I have an incredibly insightful and super practical conversation with veteran educator and author Katie White. Perhaps if every educator put student-self assessment in the easy to implement way Katie describes, we would raise the level of learning %100, as well as raising the level of joy in learning for students.

I want to welcome back my new associate producer, Eve Hirschman to the show. If you are a long-time listener or you’ve dug back into older episodes, which I highly recommend, you might remember that Eve wrote and co-wrote some of the early fauxmercials and game shows. I was finally able to coax her back to take on even more behind the scenes work along with writing. In fact, in this episode, she wrote the Right Track fauxmercial and The 5-Minute Game.

Links and Resources:

Contact Katie:

Twitter: @KatieWhite426

Instagram: @softedgedlearning



Books available on Amazon:

Softening the Edges: Assessment Practices that Honor K-12 Teacher and Learners

Unlocked: Assessment as the Key to Everyday Creativity in the Classroom

Student Self-Assessment: Data Notebooks, Portfolios and Other Tools to Advance Learning

Katie’s new book: Concise Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Assessment and Grading by Nicole Dimich, Cassandra Erkens, Jadi Miller, Tom Schimmer and Katie White (released April 2022, available for pre-order)

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