Assessment Learning Network Resources

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Learning Point – Science Assessment

The impact of the Next Generation Science Standards on science assessment is described in this Learning Point.

Learning Point – Science Standards

The Next Generation Science Standards are described in this Learning Point.

Margaret Heritage – Formative assessment: An enabler of learning

This article describes the basic elements of formative assessment.

Margaret Heritage – Formative Assessment: What Do Teachers Need to Know and Do?

This article describes the basic elements of formative assessment.

Measuring Student Growth: So Much More than Subtracting Two Numbers – Jim Gullen

Assessment Learning Network, 2017-18 – Event 3, Event Page

Measuring what Matters: Opportunities and Challenges in the Equitable Assessment of Science Proficiency – James W. Pellegrino

Assessment Learning Network, 2017-18 – Event 1, Event Page

Moving Toward a Comprehensive Assessment System: A Framework for Considering Interim Assessments

This article lays out a conceptual framework for interim assessments, distinguishing them from so-called "formative assessments."

Overview of Assessment OF and Assessment FOR Learning – James W. Pellegrino

Assessment Learning Network, 2016-17 - Event 1, Event Page

Performance Task Worksheet

Brief explanation of performance task as an item type and guidelines to develop tasks, using a "What, Who, How" method.

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Re-Balancing Assessment: Placing Formative and Performance Assessment at the Heart of Learning and Accountability

This article describes how both formative assessment and performance assessment can be used by teachers to guide instruction.

Role Specific Index of Resources

Susan Brookhart provided a role-specific list of assessment learning resources.