States are developing new forms of assessment, including assessments of learning and assessments for learning.
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March 08, 2018
March 01, 2018
Portfolios can be powerful forms of assessment, but they must be done right to reap their benefits.
February 01, 2018
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
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
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.