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What do we mean by interim/benchmark assessments?

Interim benchmark assessments are described in this Learning Point.

What fundamental understandings are necessary for assessment literacy?

The Learning Point briefly describes the six basic assessment understandings needed by educators.

What impact will Next Generation Science Standards have on assessment?

The impact of the Next Generation Science Standards on science assessment is described in this Learning Point.

What is collaborative scoring? Why can it be so valuable?

This Learning Point outlines how collaborative scoring is a means to assuring that student work is judged reliably and the training and act can be valuable professional learning and support more use of performance assessment.

What is feedback from peers?

This Learning Point indicates peers can provide & receive effective formative feedback to move their learning forward.

What is formative feedback? Why is feedback from the teacher important?

This Learning Point indicates formative feedback is a high impact strategy on student learning and achievement and an essential component in the formative assessment process.

What is learner agency?

This Learning Point defines the term learner agency and explains how it is achieved through practices used with students in Assessment For Learning practices.

What is self-assessment?

This Learning Point identifies five things teachers have to teach students for them to effectively engage in self-assessment.

What is skillful use of questions?

This Learning Point examines the skillful use of questions as a means to elicit evidence of student understanding in the formative assessment process.

What Michigan’s Student Test of Educational Progress is Designed to Accomplish

A brief overview of Michigan's M-STEP statewide assessment program is provided.

YALE Center Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for School Communities

The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence offers this collection of articles, resources, and free webinars to help all leaders, educators, students, and families in their effort to build and sustain positive emotional climates.