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Build assessments you can really use | Unlock the how, when, what, and why Watch your system become greater than its parts by building local capacity through common language and deeper knowledge of assessment components. For years, educators have turned to the Hess Cognitive Rigor Matrices (CRM). Now for the first time, the modules are packaged into one resource to help you evaluate the quality and premise of your current assessment system. Designed as a professional development guide for long-term use by school leaders, five content-rich, topic-based modules: • Offer field-tested, teacher-friendly strategies for local school test development • Can be used for individual or professional development opportunities • Allow for sequential or non-sequential use
Chapter 5: Is This a Collection of Tests or an Assessment System? : Building and Sustaining a Comprehensive Local Assessment System for Deeper Learning
Is This a Collection of Tests or an Assessment System? : Building and Sustaining a Comprehensive Local Assessment System for Deeper Learning
The assessment systems in high-achieving jurisdictions like Australia, Finland, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, and Singapore have long relied largely on open-ended items—essays and problem solutions—that require students to analyze, apply knowledge, and write extensively. Furthermore, a growing emphasis on inquiry-oriented learning has led to an increasing prominence for school-based tasks, which include research projects, science investigations, development of products, and presentations about these efforts. Because these assessments are embedded in the curriculum, they influence the day-to-day work of teaching and learning, focusing ...