Assessment: All Resources, Research and Curriculum

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Formative Assessment in the Classroom (Webinar)
Learning gains from formative assessment practices are among the largest reported for any educational intervention. In this one hour webinar, we identify when and how to assess students in the classroom. With examples, we share how to connect your classroom goals with assessment methods.
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Students in Charge: Self-Assessment and Learning to Learn Webinar from Education Week
This webinar defines student self-assessment and explores misconceptions of student self-assessment. The presenters focus on school-age students, but the material is relevant for adult learners. The link brings you to a page indicating that the webinar took place in December 2015. You need to...
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Types of Assessments: A Head-to-Head Comparison - Education Week
This chart is a useful guide for distinguishing different kinds of student assessments.
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TABE CLAS-E Writing Recertification Review - Webinar
This is a recording of the TABE CLAS-E Writing Recertification Review as it was presented on Friday, February 26 from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. The session reviews the scores and rationale from last year's recertification test. We hope this is a helpful review for practitioners about to complete this year's...
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Formative Assessment: Why, What, and Whether - by W. James Popham
Formative assessment is a planned process in which assessment-elicited evidence of students' status is used by teachers to adjust their ongoing instructional procedures or by students to adjust their current learning tactics.
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Linking assessment, instruction and learning in Science and Mathematics - by Page Keeley
In this article, the author responds to the the question, "When do we use formative assessment and how do we pick a formative assessment technique?" She briefly explains several stages: engagement and readiness, eliciting prior knowledge, exploration and discovery, concept and skill development,...
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Assessment for Learning - What Policymakers Should Know About Formative Assessment - M. Orland & J. Anderson
This article focuses on what formative assessment is and a bit about what it is not. It discusses evidence of how formative assessment affects learning. Finally, it addresses the question of next steps for policymakers.
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Community of Practice (COP) - Assessment
LINCS Technology and Learning Community of Practice (COP) Become more informed, get involved, and be inspired! Share your knowledge with the Assessment Group and help advance our field of practice. The LINCS Assessment COP is a place for adult educators to discuss research and evidence-based...
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The Potential and Value of Using Digital Badges for Adult Learners - AIR Research
Digital badges are a new way to capture and communicate what someone knows and can demonstrate. They represent different levels of work and engagement. This report, funded by OVAE, discusses developing and implementing a system of digital badges for adult learners. It begins a conversation.
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Q&A: Misconceptions About Formative Assessment-by Catherine Gewertz
This is an article/audio interview with Richard Stiggins, who is an advocate of classroom assessments in student learning. He talks about what formative assessment is and isn't and he explains the purposes and the benefits.