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.
This document is an annotated bibliography of resources on assessment for parents.
Three-page resource from Learner-Centered Initiatives provides brief description, reflective questions and a rubric for self-study in design process to avert bias.
This MAC produced video conference featuring Carol Commodore, co-author of Balanced Assessment Systems, Leadership, Quality and the Role of Classroom Assessment highlights the seven actions needed to achieve a balanced district assessment system.
This paper discusses how student achievement tests can be used in teacher evaluation.
The webinar on this event page features experienced K-12 online teachers adapting their formative practes to an online environment. Technology tools well designed to illuminate learning targets and collect evidence of student understanding in real time are featured.
This paper describes how educators can use performance assessment data to demonstrate their effectiveness.
In this short video Margaret Heritage identifies factors and conditions necessary for districts to integrate and sustain the use of assessment to support learning (AFL) in their assessment system.
This recorded webinar features two teachers explaining how they provide and use feedback that moves student learning forward. They highlight technology tools, equity issues for their students and their quest to provide rigorous curriculum.
The 4th webinar in the FAMEous series focuses on building relationship to create an equitable learning culture remotely. High expectations, student assets, real-world and relevant tasks are highlighted.
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.
This Learning Point describes several key assessment technical terms in non-technical language.