Performance and Formative Assessments: Designing High Quality Assessments

April 9, 2014

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Why take formative assessment seriously?

  • There is ample evidence that the changes involved in teacher practices will raise the scores of students on normal conventional tests.

  • The changes have been shown to be feasible for teachers to implement successfully.

  • The changes can be made in small increments over time.

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Karin Hess, Ed.D, is a recognized international leader in developing practical approaches for using cognitive rigor and learning progressions as the foundation for formative, interim, and performance assessments.



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