Assessment

Assessment education matters, and we are happy to share a new site that brings together diverse perspectives and provides examples of how we can work together to advance assessment education. Here, Heather Lageman, a member of the National Task Force on Assessment Education, calls for reflection and action on improving...

Learning matters to everyone. Students, and everyone involved supporting their education, have questions about how well they are learning. The questions vary by role but answering them helps each stakeholder make a unique contribution to learning. By using good assessment practice, we can find the answers to questions at every...

How do you choose the right assessment? The answer depends on what questions you are trying to answer. Equally important is knowing how the assessment will get to those answers. From in-the-moment verbal feedback to technology-enhanced test items, modern assessment leverages a wide variety of techniques to surface evidence of student...

It’s testing season, no doubt about it. That time of year when teachers and students are fully immersed in assessments meant to measure student growth over the course of the school year and from year to year. Teaching is a stressful job even on the best of days. But during...