In support of our mission to improve student learning and achievement for all students, we address the current circumstances facing our schools in responding to the growing public rejection of racial inequity in American society and call for societal changes that ensure equity of opportunity and safety for Black students and other people of color.
This article provides Susan Brookhart's recommended list of assessment literacy resources.
This blog post authored by Carol Commodore for Corwin outlines how strong school culture is supported by a balanced, quality assessment system.
This article describes how assessment systems can use a combination of science outcomes in a variety of approaches to science assessment.
Useful checklist identifies criteria that should be considered when developing or selecting assessments for the district system
This paper describes the criteria for judging the qualities of student assessment.
This Learning Point describes two ways in which scores from educational tests can be reported: criterion-referenced (compares a student's raw score to a predetermined standard) or norm-referenced (compares a student's scores to those of other test-takers).
This resource provides a table of the K-12 NGSS Disciplinary Core Ideas.
This article describes how the NGSS can be used to create a more innovative science assessment system.
This paper lays out a vision for formative assessment with the hope that the two assessment consortia - PARCC and SBAC - would include formative assessment in their then-emerging assessment systems.
List of 48 tools/tactics that can be utilized to gather evidence of student thinking, a key part of the formative assessment process.
This article presents basic assessment learning principles for teachers and administrators.