Nobody is satisfied with standardized tests as the best form of assessment, but it will take some innovative thinking to come up with tools that are as easily replicated and implemented to serve evaluative purposes. What else might we do? And how can you be part of coming up with new ideas?
“Fund research on assessments that have proven effective, such as portfolios, performance assessments, and competency-based models, and allow flexibility for states and localities to implement them.” — 2015 NCTE Education Policy Platform
- See Electronic Portfolios: Principles and Practices from the Conference on College Composition and Communication.
- Participate in the Assessment Story Project and take this survey to share your perspectives.
- Help raise awareness of all the great ways we can use assessment. Share your pictures today.