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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

Reading Assessment: Artful Teachers Successful Students (book chapter)

Developing Content Area Understanding through Reading and Assessment (book chapter)

Authentic Assessment in Action, Wilbert's blog, April 19, 2013

















 Strategy Guide:  Making the Reading Process Visible through Performance Assessment (6-12)





Professional Learning Opportunities

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



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

NCTE Position Statement on Machine Scoring



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