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QPA Senior Associate Rita Harvey discovers powerful work happening in Kentucky public schools that's being driven by teachers.
Kimberly Sheppard, a personalized learning coach for Henry County Schools, shares her experiences after completing a full stack of micro-credentials-"Leading a Performance Assessment Community"- with the help of CCE.
Where standardized tests oppress, performance assessments liberate, working with the intention to close achievement gaps grounded in racism and transform classrooms into culturally-responsive spaces where all students are set up for success.
Hear stories of students' learning—from the students themselves! The Assessment for Learning Project spoke with students around the country about their experiences with traditional versus project-based assessments.
While celebrating mastery learning for students, one would be remiss to ignore mastery learning for professionals. Micro-credentials are a new way for educators to develop and demonstrate their mastery in holistic, engaging ways.
Performance assessments - assessments that ask students to apply their learning in new, real world ways - are a critical measure of learning for mastery education. Within this system, performance assessments enable students to show what they know and are able to do in many different ways.
Revisiting the idea of the rubric to see how well it has worked and how it can better serve our students is a legitimate and worthwhile exercise. It’s a conversation we should all be having.