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 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.
This source is a suggested resource to supplement the November 22nd, 2019 ALN event.
This article contrasts assessment for learning with assessment of learning, pointing out the different impacts each has on student learning.
This brief highlights the importance of administrators' assessment literacy so that the potential to use assessment to support and advance student learning and achievement is realized.
This Learn Point outlines the process a teacher uses in which students receive feedback that they can use to make adjustments in their learning tactics and set goals to improve their current and future work.
This Learning point describes the ongoing changes that teachers make to adjust teaching and learning and based on evidence in order to improve students'achievement of intended learning outcomes.
Diagnostic tests are defined, and their use described, in this Learning Point.
This Learning Point describes what a learning progression is and why it is integral to formative assessment.
This Learning Points provides a summary of how learning targets can be used to enhance instruction and student learning
The Next Generation Science Standards are described in this Learning Point.
This Learning Point describes some key characteristics of summative assessment and describes its role within a balanced assessment system.