Increasingly, key decisions are made based on assessment data, so it is more important than ever that teachers understand how to effectively use the assessment data they collect throughout the year. This report does a nice job of describing the level of understanding that many teachers have and providing recommendations for professional development.
Administrators frequently face opposition and significant challenges when making decisions and implementing changes that impact students. These challenges will continue to grow because of the advancement and utilization of technology and other systems in education. Check out this resource as a guide to plan and implement strategies around these challenges.
Ensuring that every student is College and Career Ready is paramount to future student success. This resource is helpful for high school educators who are seeking resources for different subject areas related to College and Career Readiness, as it addresses some of the implementation questions that many schools and district have in common.
Assessment systems are an important tool in maximizing student achievement and learning. As administrators, we always ask ourselves “What am I going to do with this new data”? This resource addresses the “why” and “how” to implement balanced assessment systems.
This is a great resource for educators to debrief on the current research around College and Career Readiness. Watch this webinar -- or a key section of it -- during a PLC or development session to encourage robust discussion and shared understanding of CCR with your teachers.
Developing effective assessment systems is crucial to ensuring student achievement. As educators, it is important to stay abreast of the most recent research and trends. Suggest some of these groups as reference points for staff development and coaching sessions around assessment.