Resource Bank


Assessment for Learning in STEM Teaching: online course from the National STEM Learning Centre

This free, online course is designed for K-12 STEM teachers. It features Christine Harrison, Andrea Mappleback, and Dylan Wiliam.

Assessment Learning Modules Series

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.

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 Playbook for Distance and Blended Learning

This book by authors Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, Vince Bustamante, and John Hattie offers advice for Measuring Student Learning in Any Setting.

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.

A System’s Perspective: Assessment Practice to Accelerate Learning in 2020-21

The recorded interview and Summary Handout features Ed Roeber, MAC Assessment Director. The interview suggests emphasizing the use of IEA's and formative practices with grade-level standards to support & accelerate learning.

Back-to-School 2020 Resources—Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence

This page by the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence includes resources, articles, and free webinars to address the emotional needs as communities head back to school.