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.
For the past four years, Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network has been developing, implementing, and testing assessment innovations. These innovations directly address the assessment innovation called for in the Every Student Succeeds Act... Read More
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