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Using the Wrong Tools to Appraise Educational Quality

Website: Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Skills

This project was funded by Cisco, Intel and Microsoft. The project concluded in 2012 and resulted in a repository of new forms of assessment designed to begin fundamental changes in how education is approached worldwide.

What’s in a name? How the ALN uses key assessment terms

This Learning Point describes several key assessment technical terms in non-technical language.

What’s Worth Fighting for Against in Grading?

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

What a Difference a Word Makes: Assessment FOR learning rather than assessment OF learning helps students succeed (Winter 2006)

This article contrasts assessment for learning with assessment of learning, pointing out the different impacts each has on student learning.

What are adjustments to learning?

This Learn Point outlines the process a teacher uses in which students receive feedback that they can use to make adjustments in their learning tactics and set goals to improve their current and future work.

What are adjustments to learning?

This Learn Point outlines the process a teacher uses in which students receive feedback that they can use to make adjustments in their learning tactics and set goals to improve their current and future work.

What are adjustments to teaching?

This Learning point describes the ongoing changes that teachers make to adjust teaching and learning and based on evidence in order to improve students'achievement of intended learning outcomes.

What are adjustments to teaching?

This Learning point describes the ongoing changes that teachers make to adjust teaching and learning and based on evidence in order to improve students'achievement of intended learning outcomes.

What are diagnostic assessments?

Diagnostic tests are defined, and their use described, in this Learning Point. 

What are learning progressions?

This Learning Point describes what a learning progression is and why it is integral to formative assessment.

What are learning targets?

This Learning Points provides a summary of how learning targets can be used to enhance instruction and student learning