Dr. John Q. Easton, Director of IES, Gives Guest Lecture at CASTL

Published on 06/20/13, in News » Media » Photos

Dr. John Q. Easton, director of the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), visits the Center for Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) to give a Guest Lecture entitled “Using Measurement as Leverage Between Developmental Research and Educational Practice” on Thursday June 20th, 2013. Easton discussed the importance of good measurement, especially as it relates to domains of development beyond cognitive and academic skills. Discussions centered around collaboration with educational partners and researchers to leverage the impact of using measures. Learn more on this CASTL Meeting.

Easton holds a Ph.D. in measurement, evaluation, and statistical analysis from the University of Chicago, and was executive director of the Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago. He has served as director of IES, the research arm of the U.S. Department of Education and encompasses a number of national centers, since 2009.

  • 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.

  • Dr. Sonia Cabell

    Dr. Sonia Cabell
    Dr. Sonia Cabell, Research Scientist at CASTL, introduces Dr. John Q. Easton.

  • Dr. John Easton

    Dr. John Easton
    Dr. John Q. Easton talks about measurement in prek-12 schools and research.

  • Dr. John Easton

    Dr. John Easton
    Dr. John Q. Easton talks about measurement in prek-12 schools and research.

  • CASTL Graduate Students and meeting attendees

    CASTL Graduate Students and meeting attendees
    CASTL Graduate Students and meeting attendees listen to Dr. John Q. Easton's guest lecture on measurement.

  • Dr. John Easton

    Dr. John Easton
    Dr. John Q. Easton talks about measurement in prek-12 schools and research.

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