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assessment data: how much do you need?

Assessment Data: How Much Do You Need?

Assessments and assessment data fulfill a wide variety of purposes. From informing instruction to staffing decisions, this valuable information is a school and…
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How Assessments Can Hurt Student Learning

Every district, school, and classroom teacher has to develop ways to understand student learning. In the wake of the pandemic, assessment needs are…
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Not All Tests Are Bad. Some Are.

6 key components to help you evaluate assessments and know the difference Not all assessments are equal. There are high-quality assessments. There are…
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An Opportunity in Canceled State Tests

  Last month, the White House gave blanket approval for states to cancel standardized tests. Next fall, teachers will adjust to students coming…
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What is a Formative Assessment?

A piece of paper cannot assess. An assessment becomes formative when the information from that assessment is responded to. When a teacher uses…
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