Assessment Data

Joining forces with colleagues to share and interpret assessment results is a great way to enhance understanding of our students’ learning needs. Participating in Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) is one effective way that we can facilitate this kind of collaboration. These PLCs can look different from school to school, but...

Our mantra here at AssessmentLiteracy.org is just that – making sense of assessments and understanding and interpreting the data to help improve student learning. While data literacy is certainly important when it comes to statistical analysis and psychometrics, for teachers, assessment data can often become cumbersome to parse and connect...

offer many advantages, including the ability to gather and compare data that’s collected over time—both within a single year and over the course of multiple years. An interim assessment that provides accurate longitudinal data benefits students, teachers, and administrators in different ways, but chief among them is the ability to...

Here at AssessmentLiteracy.org, our goal is to foster a comprehensive understanding of assessment and its role in learning. We want to help educators understand the different uses of assessment and how to apply assessment data to support classroom learning. This is certainly no easy task for teachers, who today are...

When it comes to assessment data, there is a need to distill the information to observe trends and patterns in learning. In fact, this is right where data literacy and assessment literacy come together. Often, assessment data bogs teachers down when they are trying to connect it back to instructional...