The pandemic has exacerbated assessment and measurement challenges, but they are not insurmountable. WestEd Senior Managing Director Andy Latham shares four ways that states and districts can enhance the validity and utility of their assessment results.
This brief suggests ways to use assessment data to inform decisions about teaching and learning. These insights about assessment data use during the pandemic hold lessons that apply to every school year.
Culturally and linguistically responsive assessment practices reflect authentic and diverse student experiences, interests, and values. Learn why these assessments are so valuable and why creating them isn’t as hard as you think.
Using formative assessment practices can improve students’ learner identities, agency, and collaboration with peers. Our new Formative Insights: Assessment for Learning website offers educators resources to implement a systems-based approach.
A recent study examined how teachers’ formative assessment practices and training link to students’ use of self-regulated learning strategies. Explore key findings based on teacher and student surveys in this recent webinar.