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.
Have you ever been skeptical that an assessment does what it is advertised to do, or would you feel uncomfortable coming to such a conclusion? This session provides definitions of different types of assessment, key characteristics of assessment, and what each type of assessment with various characteristics are good for, and what their limitations are. This interactive session will engage users in thinking about assessments they are familiar with and identifying whether their uses have been oversold, undersold, overused, and/ or underused.Event Resources