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.
Finding Children’s Strengths: Assessment as a Thinking Process (book chapter)
Developing Content Area Understanding through Reading and Assessment (book chapter)
Authentic Assessment in Action, Edutopia.org/Mark Wilbert's blog, April 19, 2013
Daily Assessment with Tiered Exit Cards, Teaching Channel
Making the Reading Process Visible through Performance Assessment (6-12 Strategy Guide)
Tracking and Supporting Student Learning with Kidwatching (K-8 Strategy Guide)
Close Reading: The Assessment-Instruction Connection (Web seminar)
Differentiated Assessment and Grading: Fair Isn't Always Equal (On Demand Web Seminar)
See additional On Demand Web seminars on assessment
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
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