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 Learning Point defines the term learner agency and explains how it is achieved through practices used with students in Assessment For Learning practices.
This Learning Point examines the skillful use of questions as a means to elicit evidence of student understanding in the formative assessment process.
This Learning Point defines SEL as an interrelated set of cognitive, affective and behaviorial competencies and explains the importance of attending to skills necessary to develop and maintain social and emotional skills to learning environments.
This Learning Point identifies five things teachers have to teach students for them to effectively engage in self-assessment.
Classroom-level summative assessments primarily serve the purposes of teachers, students, and families. This Learning Point describes various types of classroom assessment and the decisions they inform.
A brief overview of Michigan's M-STEP statewide assessment program is provided.
This Learning Point suggests that implementation science, and continuous improvement are important to realize an SEL vision for a district. The LP also points out cautions for how SEL assessment information should and should not be used.
This presentation with Facilitation Guide features Ellen Vorenkamp, assessment consultant, who recognizes the power and purpose of priority standards. Overviews identification and deconstruction techniques. And previews aligning assessment methods to standards.