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 describes how educators can use performance assessment data to demonstrate their effectiveness.
In this short video Margaret Heritage identifies factors and conditions necessary for districts to integrate and sustain the use of assessment to support learning (AFL) in their assessment system.
This recorded webinar features two teachers explaining how they provide and use feedback that moves student learning forward. They highlight technology tools, equity issues for their students and their quest to provide rigorous curriculum.
The 4th webinar in the FAMEous series focuses on building relationship to create an equitable learning culture remotely. High expectations, student assets, real-world and relevant tasks are highlighted.
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.