Spotlight on Assessment 2019

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Assessment


The Education Week Assessment is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors for their insights on:

  • How educators are using digital games to take the stress out of formative tests
  • Best practices for implementing performance assessment systems
  • How colleges are finding new ways to assess students’ skills for admission
  • Debating the pros and cons of grading practices

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

This isn't the first time states and schools have turned to projects, portfolios, exhibitions, and essays to measure students' learning. Here are lessons from the last go-around.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week

Elementary school teachers in the Peach State are using "game-based" formative assessments to take a pulse on their students' learning.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week

Most colleges rely on standardized tests and grades to decide who gets into their schools. A handful of schools want to change up the mix.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week

Group projects founder when students don't work well together. Here's the latest thinking on evaluating students on both content mastery and collaboration skills.
February 6, 2019 – Education Week

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