2021 Michigan School Testing ConferenceFebruary 16 - 18, 2021
The annual Michigan School Testing Conference will take place virtually on February 16-18, 2021. The conference consists of one day for workshops (February 16) and…
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 2020-21 ALN sessions will explore implications for teaching and assessing in virtual environments. As educators and students embrace the responsibility to impact learning in new distance, virtual, and hybrid environments necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic, we will amplify and enhance what we know about good assessment practice and its ability to support learning.
Best Classroom Summative Assessment Methods & Strategies in a Virtual Environment
The shift to distance learning presents opportunities to expand our repertoire of classroom assessment methods. This session will demonstrate how educators can incorporate alternatives that emphasize meaningful tasks, afford opportunities to differentiate, and use feedback well, within the context of students’ social-emotional needs. This session will also share lessons learned about the importance of helping parents understand the role and purpose of assessment to support and advance learning.
Best Classroom Summative Assessment Methods & Strategies in a Virtual Environment (to access specific chapters, open at (to access specific chapters, open at https://vimeo.com/488143021/4b8a871e17)