In support of our mission to promote assessment knowledge and practice, we offer these Important Considerations for Student Assessment and Reporting/Grading Policies and Guidelines in District Continuity of Learning Plans. We hope they help address the current exceptional circumstances facing schools, and the equally exceptional measures that will be required to address student needs in an equitable way.
This resource is part of the DfES resource “Pedagogy and Practice: Teaching and Learning in Secondary Schools” and is a product of the Department of Education, UK. It includes links to the original "Inside the Black Box" research publications.
Tool organized by criteria and indicators to assist with self-survey about the district assessment system.
This graphic depicts considerations and conditions that promote a school culture of using assessment data to support and advance learning.
This infographic lists 9 beliefs for a district's consideration.
Cognitive science tells us multiple factors can be motivating to students in assessment practice.
This article outlines how to achieve a balanced assessment system, and the components in such systems.
Schedule and registration link for 2018-19 Assessment Learning Network events
This source is a suggested resource to supplement the November 22nd, 2019 ALN event.
This article from the FAME research team highlights teacher’s use of formative assessment to improve their own practice.
This ThinkPoint, authored by Dr. Stuart Kahl, describes how curriculum-embedded performance assessment and portfolios might be used in place of conventional measures in accountability systems.
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Thinking About Literacy, Learning Progressions and Instruction
This ThinkPoint describes two methods for educator evaluation.