In this episode, Justin Wells, a deeper learning advocate and Executive Director of Envision Learning Partners, shares insights into how school districts are using innovative principles of deeper learning to design better performance assessments to measure student success. In addition, Wells encourages school leaders and classroom teachers to design capstone experiences and a portfolio defense system at various grade levels to help "build muscle" on the path to greater equity for all students. Twitter: @jusowells.
Meet Justin Wells
Justin Wells is the Executive Director of Envision Learning Partners, a team of coaches who help schools and districts develop performance assessment systems guided by the principles of equity and deeper learning. Before that, he taught high school English and led teacher teams in the design and implementation of multidisciplinary projects. He is co-author of the book Transforming Schools with Common Core Standards, Performance Assessment, and Project-Based Learning (with Bob Lenz and Sally Kingston).
About Dr. Greg Goins
As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to email@example.com. Twitter: @DrGregGoins.
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