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Literacy Assessment Informs Instruction - Previous Revision

Quality assessment is a process of inquiry. It requires gathering information and setting conditions so that the classroom, school, and community become centers of inquiry where students, teachers, and other stakeholders can examine their learning—individually and collaboratively—and find ways to improve their practice. 




Illustrations & Examples

Close Reading: The Assessment-Instruction Connection (Web seminar)

Connecting Assessment Data to Everyday Instructional Planning (On Demand Web seminar)

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Professional Learning Opportunities

Authentic Assessments for the English Classroom (book)

Becoming Writers in the Elementary Classroom: Visions and Decisions (book)

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NCTE Standards & Positions

Standards for the Assessment of Reading & WritingStandards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing

NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment

Framing Statements on Assessment



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