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An introduction to different kinds of data

This article is a summary of an ASCD book on the different types of data collected and used or different purposes.

A Practitioner’s Guide to Growth Models

This guide commissioned by CCSSO provides a description of growth models currently used in education. The paper was authored by Andrew Ho and Katherine Castellano.

A Practitioner’s Introduction to Equating: CCSSO, 2018  

This primer explains what equating is, common misconceptions, basic terms, designs for equating, the mechanics of equating, and the inferences that can be drawn as a result of equating tests.     (Copyright © 2007–2009 by the Council of Chief State School Officers. © 2018 by the Council of Chief State School Officers, A Practitioner’s Introduction to Equating, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0)

A Primer on Student Growth Percentiles

This paper provides an accessible review of student growth percentiles used in growth models.

A Public Policy Statement

This paper is a report from the Gordon Commission on proposed changes to the purposes and methods of assessment.

Assessing English Language Learners

This paper presents a brief description of the assessments English learners are required to participate in.

Assessing Students’ Affect Related to Assessment for Learning

This article by Stiggins and Popham includes inventories focused on four key variables relevant to AFL classrooms.

Assessing Students with Disabilities

This paper presents a brief description of the assessments students with disabilities are required to participate in.

Assessing the Learning That Matters Most: Bright Points of Light Challenges Taking it Forward, Institute for the Future of Learning

The appendices in this paper include many current resources that support the development and implementation of performance assessment.

Assessment Advances Michigan’s Top 10 in 10 Strategic Goals

The Top 10 in 10 goals for Michigan education are laid out in this table,

Assessment as a positive influence on 21st century teaching and learning

This article describes the characteristics of high quality assessment at the classroom, school, and state levels.

Assessment as a Positive Influence on 21st Century Teaching and Learning: A Systems Approach to Progress

Assessment as a Positive Influence on 21st Century Teaching and Learning: A Systems Approach to Progress, James W. Pellegrino. Educational Psychology, Volume 20, Issue 2 , December 2014 , Pages 65-77. Creative Commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/