Differentiation between the vocabulary standards in the Reading and Language Strands
Concrete strategies to help classroom educators get involved with assessment design
Three ways to use assessment for good
New guidance explains how to assess writing skills through embedded-error passages and multiple-choice items
A curriculum director explains how to help educators see the potential of aligned assessment
Avoid sabotaging the Shifts with standardized testing
Using mini-assessments to break free of the norm
Assessments should align to good standards-based instruction. Instruction shouldn’t align to a bad assessment.
Learn about free, high-quality mini-assessments for math and literacy.
Learn how examining assessment items can be a source of professional development and deepen your understanding of the Shifts
One of the reviewers explains how the assessment review was conducted and what the findings mean for educators and students.
Common Core-aligned assessments must capitalize on teacher-student relationships