2012 Teacher Forum
Seeing Learning with Steve Seidel
Steve Seidel discussed how we can see students’ learning by learning new ways to see their work. He discussed:
Making student work learning visible
Inform and improve teaching and curriculum by collaborative study of student work
What this could teach us about the life of a classroom
Steve Seidel, a visionary educator and internationally sought-after speaker and consultant, is co-author of “Portfolio Practices: Thinking through the Assessment of Children’s Work” and “Making Learning Visible: Children as Individual and Group Learners.”
Steve Seidel, EdD, holds the Bauman and Bryant Chair in Arts in Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He was the Director of Project Zero from 2000 to 2008 and has been the Director of the Arts in Education program since 2004.
His projects have examined issues in arts education, alternative assessment, project-based curriculum, and school reform. He is currently Principal Investigator for the Making Learning Visible project, and a Co-principal Investigator of The Qualities of Quality: Excellence in Arts Education and How to Achieve It.
Steve is co-author of the 1997 NEA publication, “Portfolio Practices: Thinking through the Assessment of Children’s Work,” as well as “Making Learning Visible: Children as Individual and Group Learners,” and “Teaching as Inquiry: Asking Hard Questions to Improve Practice and Student Achievement.”
Watch Steve Seidel in a discussion on arts in education: