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What Is Assessment?

Apr 06, 2016 by

When we hear the word "assessment," many of us may not know what that means. Some will understand that it can mean "testing" and the Stanford Achievement Test or other standardized test will come to mind. In reality, good teaching includes a variety of assessments. Read the following article from edutopia.org to find out more. 

How Should We Measure Student Learning? 5 Keys to Comprehensive Assessment

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: MARCH 16, 2008 | UPDATED: MARCH 25, 2015, EDUTOPIA.ORG
 
Stanford professor Linda Darling-Hammond shares how using well-crafted formative and performance assessments, setting meaningful goals, and giving students ownership over the process can powerfully affect teaching and learning. 
 

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