Resources for Writing Assessment:
Writing on Demand: Best Practices and Strategies for Success
Author(s): Leila Christenbury, Anne Ruggles Gere, Kelly Sassi (NCTE Consulting Network Authors). In Writing on Demand, you'll discover how to help your students gain the valuable skills they need to develop as writers.
2007 CEE Britton Award winner Maja Wilson
talks about her winning book
Rethinking Rubrics in Writing Assessment.
Professional Development Opportunity
The NCTE Professional Development Consulting Network offers experienced consultants who specialize in helping districts implement authentic, ongoing classroom-based assessment strategies. Click here for a listing of available consultants.
Thoughts from NCTE member Belinda L. Eggen (University of South Carolina, Columia) a teacher of 35 years:
"...I must admit that much has changed in my teaching, as well it should if one is a reflective practitioner. The greatest area of change is in assessment. Today, because so much of formalized testing is not authentic and real-world focused, what I create must be."