I recently gave a webinar for MAC reads about the importance of student assessment – click though to watch it!
My notes from the February conference on student assessment in Atlanta, GA. Intro Training Materials AACTE Assessment Training Report Get The Books
The article containing the Students’ Bill of Assessment Rights is out!
The article title is “Improve Assessment Literacy Outside of Schools Too” and it appears in the October 2014 issue of the Phi Delta KAPPAN (volume 96, issue number 3, pages 67-72).
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I saw this video on YouTube a little while ago, and I asked my friend and colleague Ken O’Connor if it would be OK to post it on my site. Not only did he say “yes”, but he sent these kind words to accompany it.
Assessment for learning turns assessment into a teaching and learning process that enhances (instead of merely monitoring) student learning. Extensive research conducted around the world shows that by consistently applying the principles of assessment for learning, we can produce impressive gains in student achievement, especially for struggling learners.
It’s dangerous to try and summarize something as complex as classroom assessment, but here’s my best effort at presenting the tenets underlying my approach.
The U.S. Department of Education requirement that Oregon and Washington use year-to-year changes in annual standardized test scores as the measure of student growth for teacher evaluation represents a serious violation of accepted standards of educational measurement practice.