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.
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
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)
This policy paper recommends the use of assessment information for accountability purposes that include both large scale summative and classroom level formative assessment.
An Educational Leadership Special Report | Volume 77. Published April 2020 to support schools during building shut-downs necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
This article is a summary of an ASCD book on the different types of data collected and used or different purposes.
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.
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)
This paper provides an accessible review of student growth percentiles used in growth models.