Both applications serve important purposes, but those purposes are different. One seeks to help students learn more while the other serves to certify level of attainment.
Rick begins the video series with brief definitions of assessment in general and formative assessment in particular; that is, the use of classroom assessment practices to support student learning success.
For those who are interested, I prepared a brief history of how ATI came into existence. Here’s our story. FYI, the picture of me and Nancy was taken in the empty room in our house the day ATI was created. The wording on the pat they are holding in the picture says, “An Idea is Born!”…
I recently gave a webinar for MAC reads about the importance of student assessment – click though to watch it!
Join Dr. Rick Stiggins in a free webinar, where he’ll describe a system of balanced assessment that can serve the information needs of all users, from students to district administrators.
My notes from the February conference on student assessment in Atlanta, GA.