Building a Better Assessment Future 2022August 3 - 4, 2022
Why Build a Better Assessment Future? More than at any other time in recent history, educators and policymakers recognize the need to provide an education…
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.
The theme for the 2021-22 Assessment Learning Network is leveraging assessment to achieve equitable access and outcomes for all students through an emphasis on assessment practices most relevant to students’ efforts to increase their own learning.
In our first ALN session of 2020-21, Jay McTighe will tackle the topic of understanding what and how to assess in a way that propels learning. Returning to school after learning disruptions and using assessment to support and promote learning requires two things:
This session challenges us to consider, “Are we defining learning loss correctly?” Jay then supplies a framework for classroom teachers to use that delineates assessment methods designed to produce the kind of evidence students and their teachers need to support, promote, and achieve learning that lasts.
Questions Framing this Session
ALN Presentation: Jay McTighe October 7, 2021 To select specific chapters in this 2.5-hour video, open it in Vimeo at https://vimeo.com/631301269/6dfa82b8c5