An experience in learning about Envisions' portfolio defense made on teacher realize how much she learned from her teachers.
What gets tested gets taught, so performance assessments that measure the competencies that matter can lead to instruction that yields those competencies, argues Ben Kornell of Envision Learning Partners.
Human-centered design principles turn the IEP process from confrontation to collaboration, and indeed, fun.
The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) and the Council of Chief State School Officers have developed a tool to help educators implement performance assessments.
True knowledge is created when facts call students' beliefs and understanding into question, says Jal Mehta.
At one Expeditionary Learning elementary school, a new approach to teaching math.
Teachers doing math is the key to building better teaching of math at one Expeditionary Learning middle school.
Integrating standards with project-based learning at Capital City charter school.
A recent summit meeting on assessment held in Virginia by Jobs for the Future suggests that that state may have solved some of the political challenges that have held back the advance of performance assessment.
Teachers at High Tech Elementary Chula Vista use Improvement Science to develop tools to make children's thinking visible.