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.
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 is a document describing the different purposes of assessment developed by Ed Roeber.
This resources provides a link to the Assessment Training Institute and the myriad of resources that can be obtained there.
This document developed by Ed Roeber explains the different users and uses for assessment.