Alternative Assessments


Innovative Assessments: Widening the Horizon

In this blog article, the Innovation Program Manager at The Council of Chief State School Officers explores the opportunities under… Read More »

This collection of articles was selected by the Education Week editors to provide a range of insights on Formative Assessment. The articles cover topics… Read More »


10 Principles for Building a High-quality System of Assessments

The Ten Principles for Building a High-Quality System of Assessments, a collaborative effort led by Jobs for the Future (JFF),… Read More »


The Art of Reflection

Student portfolios can provide an alternative way to assess student work. Yet, they can become simply a catalog of things… Read More »


How States and School District Leaders Can Assess Deeper Learning

In this webinar, Gene Wilhoit will discuss an opportunity in ESSA to move the deeper learning agenda in assessment. The… Read More »


Digital Portfolios in the Classroom

In this webinar based on his new book, Digital Portfolios in the Classroom: Showcasing and Assessing Student Work, author Matt… Read More »

This blog, written by a Australian high school teacher and Ph.D. candidate in authentic assessment, features practical insight into the differences between… Read More »


Quality Performance Assessment Summer Institute

This institute, hosted by the Center for Collaborative Education, will bring together teachers, administrators, and district professionals to learn about Quality… Read More »

This article discusses the work of the Roanoke County Public Schools to implement student-led assessment, alongside 10 other Virginia districts that… Read More »

This article shares strategies and rubrics teachers can use for targeted Writing and English Language Arts instruction and assessment in an… Read More »

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