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High stakes testing pressure skews the validity of tests.
Clickers and free online resources speed up lag time between student responses and teacher feedback.
It's the right time to start curating a wealth of free resources.
What a school leader can learn from a restaurateur.
Talking to passers-by can be central to leadership.
Eight Takes on Thoughtful Assessment
Student-led conferences involve students in analyzing their own growth.
Strategies for preparing students to meet the challenges of the new assessments.
How to lessen anxiety and increase your students' willingness to try.
Adaptive tests adjust to the individual student's ability level and provide immediate feedback to teachers.
In this clip from the PD Online course Differentiated Instruction: Using Ongoing Assessment to Inform Instruction Carol Ann Tomlinson talks about the differences between assessment of learning and assessment for learning.
Tim Westerberg advises principals about how they can support formative assessment.
Across OECD countries, 18% of students skipped classes at least once in the two weeks prior to the PISA test, and 15% of students skipped a day of school or more over the same period.