Resource Bank


Assessment Literacy Standards: A National Imperative MAC, Inc. 2017

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

Assessment Literacy Standards Glossary MAC , Inc. 2018

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

Assessment Purposes

This is a document describing the different purposes of assessment developed by Ed Roeber.

Assessment Training Institute Website

This resources provides a link to the Assessment Training Institute and the myriad of resources that can be obtained there. 

Assessment Users and Uses

This document developed by Ed Roeber explains the different users and uses for assessment.

Association for Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AAIA) 

The Association for Achievement and Improvement through Assessment (AAIA) promotes assessment practice that supports learning. The resources on this site are organized by Assessment of Learning and Assessment for Learning.

A Summary of Assessment Users

This chart details why different users require distinct assessments at varying times.

Balanced Assessment Learning Points

Balanced Assessment Systems: Redefining Excellence In Assessment

Article identifies role of schools and potential of assessment practice and system to contribute productively to education

Beliefs and Guidelines Self-Assessment Worksheet

This tool provides a quick start for a building or district team to consider their shared beliefs and understandings about assessment data and how it should and should not be used.

Bibliography of Assessment Literacy Resources 2016

This article provides Susan Brookhart's recommended list of assessment literacy resources.

Can Balanced, Quality Assessment Practices Positively Impact School Culture?

This blog post authored by Carol Commodore for Corwin outlines how  strong school culture is supported by a balanced, quality assessment system.