A thoughtful, balanced assessment strategy is about more than just testing: it’s about creating better experiences for our teachers and students.Read More
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Leaders at George Washington Carver STEM Elementary in Cleveland know that assessments can be as much a planning tool for teachers as they are a measure of student learning.Read More
Almost everyone in education, especially teachers and school leaders, understands the importance of high-quality interim assessments to guide effective instruction. The problem is: How do you know which ones are best?Read More
Most educators agree that assessments shouldn’t be a “departure from instruction” but, rather, an “integral part of it.” They’re on board with changing the conversation around assessments from student scores to what students have learned, and many agree that teachers should take the assessment.
However, in light of the ever-increasing demands on the time of teachers and leaders, the questions become when can this work be done? And, is this work truly worth it?
Are you wondering whether you should switch from paper/pencil to online interim assessments next year? Online assessments promise new opportunities for teachers to take instructional action from interim data.
But ANet’s experience supporting schools through this transition demonstrates that taking time to assess and build readiness for online assessment can set students up for success. Consider these four key questions to clarify whether the time is right for your school to adopt online assessment.Read More