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March 08, 2018

Innovative Assessments: Widening the Horizon

States are developing new forms of assessment, including assessments of learning and assessments for learning.

March 01, 2018

Portfolio Assessment: Virtues, Vices, and Examples

Portfolios can be powerful forms of assessment, but they must be done right to reap their benefits.

February 01, 2018

Building a High-Quality System of Assessments to Advance Deeper Learning

Jobs for the Future is about to unveil principles for comprehensive assessment systems that maximize efficiency, reduce duplication, and provide rich data.

November 21, 2017

What Does an International Assessment Tell Us About Collaborative Problem Solving?

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.

October 25, 2017

What's Behind the Plateau in Test Scores?

Recently released test results show a familiar pattern: stagnation after increases. What can schools do to break this trend?

September 25, 2017

Performance Assessments and Students with Disabilities

Performance assessments have the potential to ensure that instruction for students with disabilities is aligned with state standards.

August 29, 2017

Can Employability Skills Be Assessed Equitably?

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

The Role of Assessment in Education for African-Americans

A conference at the National Academies of Science explores how--and whether--better assessments can improve schooling for African-Americans.

March 28, 2017

Before Rethinking Assessment, Rethink Professional Learning

Assessments of deeper learning require teachers to learn deeply about how students learn, writes Tony Siddall of Next Generation Learning Challenges.

November 03, 2016

A Letter to My Former Teachers: Reflections and Optimism

An experience in learning about Envisions' portfolio defense made on teacher realize how much she learned from her teachers.

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