Why is it that many students struggle with classroom assessments, yet find a way to easily succeed on their driver’s license exam, a summer job certification, or other practical tests?
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Study Island's Built Test feature is a powerful tool to help educators overcome the challenge of identifying their students' strengths and weaknesses by providing the ability to quickly and easily create custom formative assessments.
This year’s National Conference on Student Assessment included multiple sessions focused around the theme of innovative assessment. While innovative assessments can refer to a variety of assessment tools, competency-based learning (CBL) systems, are one of the most promising formats. Here, we will dig in to what Competency Based Education is and why it is something worth keeping an eye on.
Schools across the country are in varying stages of closing out the school year. Leave a lasting impression on your students by using this time to make sure they are reflecting on their own progress and taking ownership of their academic goals.
The Whole Child Initiative was launched by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) in 2007 as a way to organize resources around the idea that schools and communities should work together to create successful students.