Real-World Assessments, Personalized Learning
It’s time to make 21st century learning the standard in all classrooms. Performance assessments are associated with increases in teachers’ expectations and student achievement; automated scoring provides near-instant feedback that helps students to target their efforts and teachers to plan appropriate lessons.
Current Research Project
Assessment as a Learning Tool
The Center is exploring ways to provide students with immediate, continuous feedback on their writing, reading, and math performance during instruction. For example, our researchers are currently working with a school district in Georgia to develop scenario-based performance tasks that integrate standards from multiple content areas, such as math and social studies, and can be scored automatically.
There seems to be wide agreement that the global workplace of the future will require skills beyond those taught and assessed in most schools today. One area of particular importance is collaborative problem solving... Read More
When subjects are taught and assessed in multiple languages, a teacher or a researcher, like me, has to ask the obvious questions: Are the questions of the same difficulty? Or is one version more difficult than the other one? .. Read More