Assessment News Roundup – What We’re Reading 5/6/16
A weekly list of news and items of interest on the issue of K12 assessments.
From NWEA: This week NWEA and Gallup unveiled a national survey that sought to learn what students, parents, and educators really think about assessment. It is the third national perception study.
From New York Times: Experts in neuroscience, genetics and social work recently met in Manhattan to discuss emerging research on what happens to a child’s brain before it is fully formed, and how children who seem broken can be made whole.
From Edmentum: What can teachers look for out of three key data sources: state and district, site-based and classroom? This post provides a teacher’s perspective on this question. It’s premise is that the more connected our solutions, assessments and curricula become, the more data teachers are going to have.