Collaborative Analysis                          of Student Learning

  Facilitated by Amy Colton, Georgea Langer,
  & Lois Brown Easton

Original Date: Oct. 30, 2014

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In this webinar, Amy Colton and Georgea Langer provide an overview of the Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning (CASL) learning design, including why the CASL design works, and how teacher practices change using the design.

Topics include:

  • An overview of two models for evaluating the effectiveness of a learning design;
  • An overview of the Teacher as Collaborative Inquirer framework for professional learning;
  • A case study that demonstrates the CASL design in action and its impact on teaching and learning.

  Lois Easton works as a consultant, coach, and author and is a senior
  consultant with Learning Forward. Her work focuses on learning designs
  for adults and struggling students. Easton retired in 2005 as director of
  professional development with Eagle Rock School and Professional
  Development Center, Estes Park, Colorado. Easton is the editor and a
  contributor to Powerful Designs for Professional Learning.

  Amy Colton is a senior consultant for Learning Forward and
  executive director of Learning Forward Michigan. She facilitates
  the effective design, implementation and evaluation of
  standards-based professional learning to increase the capacity
  of those who work to improve student learning. Colton is best
  known for her co-creation of the Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning and related inquiry, a professional development system that creates learning communities and tasks that support professional and student learning for excellence with equity. 

  Georgea M. Langer is an author and education consultant. She has
  published extensively in the areas of staff development teacher
  education, and teachers’ reflective inquiry in journals such as the

  Journal of Educational Psychology, Educational Leadership. She wrote
  the 2003 bestseller, Collaborative Analysis of Student Work: Improving

  Teaching and Learning. The second edition, co-authored with Amy
  Colton, will be published in 2015 by Corwin Press.



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