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Inside the 2nd Annual Common Sense Teacher Institute

We went beyond the gradebook, and it was epic!

February 14, 2017
Ryan Diyommo Education Marketing Manager

CATEGORIES Assessment, Common Sense News

Common Sense Education's Second Annual Teacher Institute was an event for the record books! We packed 100 teachers, administrators, and thought leaders into Twitter's Aviary Room on Friday, February 3, to explore how educators can measure student outcomes beyond traditional grading. And we ended up in a dynamic, insightful, and collaborative space far "beyond the gradebook."

Presentation topics ranged from teaching students how to spot fake news to learning the benefits of teamwork while trying to literally break open a locked box. Among the education thought leaders who presented were:

Common Sense Education would like to thank everyone who made this special day possible, including all event attendees and Twitter for Good, who graciously sponsored the event (did we mention there was a cheese platter?).

Interested in teacher tips for measuring student outcomes "beyond the gradebook?" Sign up for the Digital Classroom newsletter to get insights from teachers delivered to your inbox weekly. In the meantime, enjoy this highlights video and keep an eye out for the Third Annual Teacher Institute coming next year!