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.
Authentic Assessment in Action, Edutopia.org/Mark Wilbert's blog, April 19, 2013
Close Reading: The Assessment-Instruction Connection (Web seminar)
Standards for the Assessment of Reading and Writing
NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment
Framing Statements on Assessment
NCTE Position Statement on Machine Scoring