Student Empowerment

As the school year comes to an end, we have an opportunity to reflect on our teaching, our assessment, and our learning. In this post, Scott Reed, a teacher at Niles North High School in Skokie, Illinois, shares how he incorporated student-designed questions in his classroom and engaged students in...

My colleague, Melissa Spadin, of San Diego County Schools, and I recently presented a webinar to PTA parents in Wisconsin. We were talking with them about assessment literacy and about the important role that parents, and especially students, play in a strong assessment system. For far too long, education has...