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In August, Gary went out to Salem to hold a professional learning institute to assist the Oregon Department of Education in building educator capacity to pilot validated, high quality performance assessments in the classrooms. He writes about the experience and marvels at how quickly and unexpectedly we can find ourselves in the position to do great work in education
No two projects, when divergent thinking principles are embedded, are ever the same—and this makes assessment something it often is not: FUN!
Performance assessment and Understanding by Design are integral to CCE’s work with educators. Learn about a podcast that discusses these key practices and resources as well as other topics of education.
Gary reflects on a recent visit to The Parker School in Devens and their approach to assessment--giving students many shots at demonstrating a standard rather than linking everything to one assessment event.
How do district and school leaders start the conversation about performance assessments with their colleagues, with students, with parents, with school boards? How do you change a practice that also requires a change in culture? Read on to hear some advice from our annual Quality Performance Assessment Summer Institute.
CCE's Performance Assessment Micro-credential pilot launched in Rhode Island in late June. Read a recap of the event and see how teachers are thinking about designing and implementing assessments for learning in their classrooms.
Last week, we held our 7th annual Quality Performance Assessment Summer Institute. Together with participants, we have gleaned a list of the Top Ten Takeaways for collaborating with colleagues to create more student-centered, complex, and authentic learning experiences.