New results from an assessment of 15-year-olds from 57 nations provide some answers about how well students work with others to solve problems.
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November 21, 2017
October 25, 2017
Recently released test results show a familiar pattern: stagnation after increases. What can schools do to break this trend?
September 25, 2017
Performance assessments have the potential to ensure that instruction for students with disabilities is aligned with state standards.
August 29, 2017
New assessments to measure deeper learning competencies can focus attention on those skills, but also can be used in discriminatory ways, say Rafael Heller and Mary Wright.
April 05, 2017
A conference at the National Academies of Science explores how--and whether--better assessments can improve schooling for African-Americans.
March 28, 2017
Assessments of deeper learning require teachers to learn deeply about how students learn, writes Tony Siddall of Next Generation Learning Challenges.
November 03, 2016
An experience in learning about Envisions' portfolio defense made on teacher realize how much she learned from her teachers.
November 01, 2016
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.
October 26, 2016
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.
October 11, 2016
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.