Musings from the NWEA Fusion 2012 Conference

Musings from the NWEA Fusion 2012 Conference

Our Fusion 2012 Conference recently wrapped up and the event is now behind us. We had over 900 attendees this year in Portland, Oregon to learn about new formative assessment strategies and solutions, and to share their experiences in delivering a better teacher and learning environment to their schools. We had great speakers from Dylan Wiliam to MAK Mitchell and Victoria Bernhardt, and overall the event was a fabulous success.

We thought it would be fun to share some of the Tweets that people sent during the conference by way of summarizing what people took away from Fusion:

@PeachCheesecake
The one really competitive skill is the skill of being able to learn. From Dylan Wiliam’s keynote at #NWEAFusion.

@JLRawlings
Convert our schools from talent refineries to talent factories, Dylan Wiliam at #nweafusion

@MisterD
“The instant-on capability of the iPad saves us two full days of instructional time per year over laptops.” –RichardHarrold, #NWEAFusion

@MrWsTweets
Throughout all of #nweafusion I keep coming back to the idea that there is only one 21st century skill: “Being able to learn.”

‏@jqnuss
“Learning” is the ROI of NWEA’s Keeping Learning on Track. Also, better test scores, teacher & classroom development. #KLT #nweafusion

@DigitalRob
Voodoo Doughnuts – less than a 10 minute walk from #nweafusion – just another benefit of partnership. 🙂

 Were you able to attend Fusion 2012? We’d love to hear your impressions, so drop a comment below and let us know what you thought.