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An Approach for Evaluating the Technical Quality of Interim Assessments – Peabody Journal of Education, Vol 85 Issue 2

This article describes how to evaluate the quality and utility of interim benchmark assessments.

An Assessment to Every Purpose, Under Heaven – Marianne Perie

Assessment Learning Network, 2017-18 – Event 2, Event Page

A New Era for Educational Assessment

Paper by David T. Conley (2014) written for Students at the Center, a project outlining the practices necessary to advance 21st century learners. www.studentsatthecenter.org (SATC)

A New Look at Public Assurance: Imagining the Possibilities for Alberta Students

This policy paper recommends the use of assessment information for accountability purposes that include both large scale summative and classroom level formative assessment.

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.

A Repair Kit for Grading: 15 Fixes for Broken Grades

This source is a suggested resource to supplement the November 22nd, 2019 ALN event.

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.