New Hampshire provides an object lesson into how to make sure performance-based assessments provide valid and reliable information across schools and districts.
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July 02, 2015
June 29, 2015
Engaging teachers in scoring assessments helps deepen their understanding of student standards and student learning.
June 22, 2015
A personal connection to art can alter our perception of our world and ourselves, writes Rick Lear of Envision Learning Partners.
June 11, 2015
A pioneering effort at performance assessment from the early 1990s failed, suggesting lessons for current efforts.
June 08, 2015
A new report from Stanford University examines the factors that can support or hinder performance assessment.
May 06, 2015
Systems of assessments that include tasks that ask students to apply their knowledge to solve problems can deepen learning.
April 09, 2015
A systems-thinking approach helps explain the relationships among performance, proficiency , and standards--and how raising standards can mean lower proficiency rates but higher levels of performance.
April 01, 2015
A coach from Envision Education relates how a student's experience in defending his accomplishments in high school transformed his learning.
March 26, 2015
The Granite State's pioneering accountability pilot makes performance assessment count.
March 20, 2015
A glance at performance tasks included on new tests show that they do a better job than previous tests of measuring higher-level competencies.