In support of our mission to improve student learning and achievement for all students, we call for societal changes that:
The recorded interview and Summary Handout features Donna Jakubik, prinicipal Maples Elementary School. This principal explains why and how her staff engaged in prioritizing standards to help focus and align assessment practice as they prepared for Fall 2020.
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Thinking About Literacy, Learning Progressions and Instruction
In this video, ALN presenters Jill Willis, Chris De Luca, Bronwen Cowie, and Christine Harrison describe their research across four countries and what they learned about the Four Assessment Capabilities needed by new and experienced teachers. January 18, 2022 Additional resources for this session may be found at https://bit.ly/3m3p61M
In this video, a team of researchers and practitioners from Corunna (MI) Public Schools explore the use of self- and peer assessment to promote meaningful student engagement. April 8, 2022. Additional resources for this session may be found at https://bit.ly/3NRpIUK
In this 30-minute video, MAC/FAME researchers John Lane, Tara Kintz, and Ellen Vorenkamp discuss core ideas from their April 8, 2022 Assessment Learning Session on Leveraging the Power of Formative Assessment. They are joined by Corunna Public School teachers Kristy Walters, Kelly Rowe, and Robyn Lentz, who describe how they are putting these principles to work in their classrooms. 4.8.22
In this video, ALN presenters Ed Roeber and Heather Vaughan-Southard, describe how the arts reinforce the importance of the Whole Child approach to education and provide immediate, important, and authentic connections and illustrations for teaching and assessing in ways that explicitly address the five core competencies of SEL. (Nafeesah Symonette provided content for this presentation but was not able to attend.) November 9, 2021 Additional resources for this session may be found at https://bit.ly/3nZSer8
In this video, ALN presenter Jay McTighe offers activities and presentation material to introduce assessment practices that are useful for promoting deeper learning. October 7, 2021
This ALN presentation by Susan Brookhart addresses the topic Formative Assessment Strategies that Improve Distance Learning Outcomes for Students with Disabilities-4-21-2021. The video also includes lengthy practitioner recordings describing real-classroom examples of each strategy discussed by Brookhart.
This ThinkPoint describes two methods for educator evaluation.
This article describes how to evaluate the quality and utility of interim benchmark assessments.
Assessment Learning Network, 2017-18 – Event 2, Event Page
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)