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The spark generated by performance assessments is catching at every grade level at Lincoln Elementary. If you want to see the true power of innovative assessments, simply talk to the folks who are in the thick of it, our students and teachers.
What does a performance assessment look like, and just how do you design one? Check out these six posters that give you a rare look at the thought process behind quality performance assessment design.
Educators, parents, students, and community members are eager to create a new education landscape in which the primary focus is on creating engaged, collaborative learners, readers, writers, problem solvers, and creators.
Higher test scores do not necessarily equate to quality schools. James Noonan shows how using standardized tests as the singular gauge for school quality affects school and residential segregation.
Lani Gonzalez, a 4th grade teacher in Revere, MA, shares her experience designing a new assessment task with MCIEA.
What makes a good school? The MCIEA School Quality Measures project seeks to consider what each unique school brings to the table, rather than creating a rigid, zero-sum standard.