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Monday, December 10 • 10:30am - 11:20am
We Want Kids to Be Creative But How Do We Assess That?

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With the explosion of the maker movement, schools are beginning to embrace creativity. However, what does this mean for assessment? Should we assess the creative process? Should we assess the finished product? Does assessing creativity actually make kids more risk-averse? In this session, we explore what it means to assess both the creative process and the creative product without leading to risk aversion. We also explore five authentic assessment strategies you can use tomorrow.

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John Spencer

Professor & Maker, George Fox University
John Spencer is a former middle school teacher and current college professor who is passionate about seeing kids reach their creative potential. He is the co-author of the bestselling books Launch and Empower. In 2013, he spoke at the White House, sharing a vision for how to empower... Read More →


Monday December 10, 2018 10:30am - 11:20am
Northstar Ballroom A - 2nd