Monthly Archives: April 2017

  • Our first post in breaking down the definition of assessment literacy, we detailed the purpose of assessment. In this post we’ll dive into learning targets and assessment quality. But first, it’s important to understand the overall definition of assessment literacy as defined by The National Task Force on Assessment Education: Assessment is the process of […]

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  • The importance of assessment literacy cannot be understated. Assessment literate educators are informed, reflective, and proactive practitioners of learning for students. In our last blog, we shared The National Task Force on Assessment Education’s definition of assessment literacy. To recap: Assessment is the process of gathering information about student learning to inform education-related decisions. Assessments […]

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  • When educators are assessment literate, they are informed, reflective, and proactive practitioners. Educators in classrooms actively seek out evidence of student misunderstanding to address during the course of instruction; all educators actively seek out evidence of student needs to inform educational practice and policy.  All educators regard both formal and informal assessment as means to […]

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