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Checking Our Bearings AND Enjoying the View

In 2009, Salem City Schools embarked on an Assessment FOR Learning journey based on research indicating that teachers could accelerate student academic progress and growth by consistently and thoughtfully providing descriptive feedback.  The research further indicated...

Making Assessment and Learning More Authentic

Most everyone agrees that students are more excited and engaged in school when they see meaning and relevance in their work. Great teachers challenge their students to think creatively and critically by sharing context for the learning ­ perhaps a bigger problem, a...