This tool demonstrates a draft plan (blueprint), including: purpose, item rigor, item type, and item alignment to standards.
This resource describes the impact of the absence of formative assessment in many classrooms.
This site offers a free download of the poster produced by the Assessment Reform Group (ARG) in 2002, which summarizes the key features resulting from research into Assessment for Learning.
This free, online course is designed for K-12 STEM teachers. It features Christine Harrison, Andrea Mappleback, and Dylan Wiliam.
The Assessment Learning Modules are aligned to Assessment Literacy Standards that serve as a core to all MAC professional learning opportunities. The modules were developed by the MAC and authored by nationally-recognized assessment experts. Each module provides an opportunity for engagement, reflection, and access to tools and other resources that can support professional learning.
This document explains the need for increased assessment literacy, defines assessment literacy, includes assessment literacy standards for students, teachers, administrators and policy makers. It includes references and a glossary of terms
This living document, is continually updated on the MAC website to reflect terms used in the Assessment Literacy Standards as well as terms used in the MAC developed Assessment Learning Modules
This resources provides a link to the Assessment Training Institute and the myriad of resources that can be obtained there.
The Association for Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AAIA) promotes assessment practice that supports learning. The resources on this site are organized by Assessment of Learning and Assessment for Learning.
This chart details why different users require distinct assessments at varying times.
Article identifies role of schools and potential of assessment practice and system to contribute productively to education
This tool provides a quick start for a building or district team to consider their shared beliefs and understandings about assessment data and how it should and should not be used.