Toolbox

Our Assessment Literacy initiatives aren’t just thought leadership. We know that education stakeholders need guidance and tools to raise the level of assessment literacy in education. Here is a collection of resources to support the implementation of assessment literacy in whatever role you may play:

Understanding what assessment literacy is, exactly, is an important first step for everyone concerned with student assessment. Find the National Task Force on Assessment Education Assessment Literacy Definition here.

Understanding the purposes of the many kinds of student assessments is a key understanding in assessment literacy. Here’s a great look at the different purposes for assessment.

Every educator needs an overflowing toolbox of assessments to best serve every student. Understanding the different types of assessments is critical to serving every student.

The Every Student Succeeds Act provides a wonderful opportunity to use Title II funds to support educator assessment literacy. See the ESSA Guiding Doc here.

Are you an administrator trying to figure out what you can do to grow assessment literacy in your building or district? Read How to Implement Assessment Literacy.

Parents have a very important role to play in education. Wondering what you can do to better support your child when a teacher shares assessment information with you? Read Get More Out of Your Parent-Teacher Conference.

There are five keys that must be present in developing a quality assessment. Read here to learn more about what those five keys are and why they are so critical.