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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 gathering evidence of student understanding?

This Learning Point outlines how to elicit evidence of student understanding of expressed learning targets using three instructional routines during delivery of lessons and the students role in the 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 is social-emotional learning (SEL)?

Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) is an interrelated set of cognitive, affec-tive, and behavioral competencies that underscore the capacity to learn, develop and maintain mutually supportive relationships, and be healthy—physically and psychologically.

What is social and emotional learning (SEL)?

This Learning Point explains that social emotional learning (SEL) is an interrelated set of cognitive, affective and behavioral competencies that underscore the capacity to learn.

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.

Why, What and How – to Prioritize and Deconstruct Standards & Align Assessment

This presentation with Facilitation Guide features Ellen Vorenkamp, assessment consultant, who recognizes the power and purpose of priority standards. Overviews identification and deconstruction techniques. And previews aligning assessment methods to standards.

YALE Center School Resources for Navigating Emotional Times

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.