Q & A Collections: Student Assessment
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in September, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past four years. You can see all those collections from the first three years here.
Today's theme - the eleventh one in this summer series - is on Student Assessment.
Previous updated thematic collections are:
You can see the list of Student Assessment posts following this excerpt from one of them:
Jennifer Serravallo, Andrew Miller, Daniel R. Venables, Brady E. Venables, and Larry Ainsworth are contributors to this post.
This column includes contributions from Libby Woodfin, Tony Frontier, Laura Cabrera and Alice Mercer.
Rick Wormeli, the well-known educator, author, and speaker, provides the primary response this post. In addition, several readers contributed their own thoughts.
Three author/educators, Michael Opitz, Michael Ford and Bryan Harris, share their guest responses in this post.
Author and educator Amy Benjamin, California teacher Cheryl Suliteanu, and I offer our suggestions.
Professor Thomas R. Guskey, author Susan M. Brookhart, educator Bill Ivey, and I share our thoughts and practices.
Professors David C. Berliner and Yong Zhao offer their thoughts on the topic.
Katie Hull Sypnieski, the best teacher I've ever seen in the classroom, and staff from the American Federation of Teachers researching teacher evaluation contribute their responses.
Representatives from the two groups of states preparing the new assessments, the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium, or SBAC, and The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers Consortium, or PARCC, contribute responses.
I hope you've found this summary useful and, again, keep those questions coming!