CASTL Meeting: Using Measures to Leverage Research and Practice

Published on 07/01/13, in News » Media » Photos

The Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) hosted researchers and practitioners from across the country to participate in a meeting entitled “Using Measures to Leverage the Impact of Child Development Research on Educational Practice: Beyond Cognitive Skills” on June 20th and 21st, 2013 in Charlottesville, VA. John Q. Easton, the director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), provide a keynote lecture. This CASTL Meeting was funded in part by the Society for Research on Child Development (SRCD).

  • Dr. John Q. Easton

    Dr. John Q. Easton
    Dr. John Q. Easton, director of the Institute of Education Science (IES), gives the keynote lecture entitled “Using Measurement as Leverage Between Developmental Research and Educational Practice” on Thursday June 20th, 2013.

  • Dr. Bridget Hamre

    Dr. Bridget Hamre
    Dr. Bridget Hamre, Associate Director of CASTL and one of the meeting organizers, describes the larger meeting goals around using measure to leverage the impact of child development research on educational practice in ways that go beyond cognitive skills.

  • CASTL Meeting panel discussion

    CASTL Meeting panel discussion
    The CASTL Meeting panelists, Ellen Skinner, Clark McKown and Bob Pianta, discuss their applied work and research.

  • Dr. Bob Pianta

    Dr. Bob Pianta
    Dr. Bob Pianta, Dean of the Curry School of Education at UVA and Founding Director of CASTL, participates in a discussion in the Early Childhood workgroup.

  • Adolescence Workgroup

    Adolescence Workgroup
    Invited attendees from the Adolescence workgroup work together during one of their breakout sessions.

  • Dr. Elise Cappella

    Dr. Elise Cappella
    Dr. Elise Cappella, an Assistant Professor at NYC and one of the meeting organizers, leads the Middle Childhood workgroup during one of their breakout sessions.

  • Dr. Jason T. Downer leads a panel discussion.

    Dr. Jason T. Downer leads a panel discussion.
    Dr. Jason T. Downer, Director of CASTL and one of the meeting organizers, summarizes a panel discussion during one of larger meeting times.

  • CASTL Meeting Attendees

    CASTL Meeting Attendees
    Attendees from the larger CASTL Meeting, including researchers, practitioners, and graduate students, listen to panelist discuss their applied work in the education system.

  • Dr. Marty Zaslow

    Dr. Marty Zaslow
    Dr. Marty Zaslow from the Society of Research on Child Development (SRCD) describes some of the work done in the Early Childhood workgroup. SRCD in part funded this CASTL Meeting.

  • Dr. Chris Hulleman

    Dr. Chris Hulleman
    Dr. Chris Hulleman, a Research Associate Professor at CASTL and the Adolescence workgroup leader, describes the work done in his group during the breakout times.

  • Dr. Clark McKown

    Dr. Clark McKown
    Dr. Clark McKown, an Assistant Professor at Rush University, describes his applied research in assessing children.

  • Dr.(s) Jessica Whittaker and Tom Schultz

    Dr.(s) Jessica Whittaker and Tom Schultz
    Dr. Jessica Whittaker, a Research Assistant Professor at CASTL, and Dr. Tom Schultz, Program Director at CCSSO, participate in a discussion in the Early Childhood workgroup.

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