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 paper presents a brief description of the assessments English learners are required to participate in.
This article by Stiggins and Popham includes inventories focused on four key variables relevant to AFL classrooms.
This paper presents a brief description of the assessments students with disabilities are required to participate in.
The appendices in this paper include many current resources that support the development and implementation of performance assessment.
The Top 10 in 10 goals for Michigan education are laid out in this table,
This article describes the characteristics of high quality assessment at the classroom, school, and state levels.
Assessment as a Positive Influence on 21st Century Teaching and Learning: A Systems Approach to Progress, James W. Pellegrino. Educational Psychology, Volume 20, Issue 2 , December 2014 , Pages 65-77. Creative Commons license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/
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.