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.
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.