Resource Bank


What Michigan’s Student Test of Educational Progress is Designed to Accomplish

A brief overview of Michigan's M-STEP statewide assessment program is provided.

What types of assessment methods can support student-centered instruction?

This Learning Point describes the link between conceptually rich, student-centered classrooms and performance assessments, which promote the generation of necessary evidence of students’ conceptual understanding.

Where does SEL assessment fit in the building and district assessment system?

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.

Why, What and How – to Prioritize and Deconstruct Standards & Align Assessment

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.