Edutopia Webinar: "Lessons from Abroad: International Standards and Assessments"

The world's top-performing school systems are said to be the model for new Common Core standards. Professor Linda Darling-Hammond reveals the assessment systems in these countries, and how the results challenge the status quo in the United States.

The world's top-performing school systems are said to be the model for new Common Core standards. Professor Linda Darling-Hammond reveals the assessment systems in these countries, and how the results challenge the status quo in the United States.

Release Date: 11/17/09

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November 17, 2009: "Lessons from Abroad: International Standards and Assessments"

Host: Kathryn Baron, features producer and research editor, Edutopia

Presenter: Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Teaching and Teacher Education, Stanford University

The Race to the Top is on, and it's being driven by the next generation of standards. Learn about how top-performing nations assess student learning and examine its implications for the next generation of U.S. assessments. The world's top-performing school systems are said to be the model for new Common Core standards. Learn about the assessment systems in these countries, and how the results challenge the status quo in the United States. Learn more at the webinar's resource page.

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Support for this Edutopia webinar is provided, in part, by Viking and Penguin Books, Members of Penguin Group (USA).

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