New York City’s School of the Future from Edutopia’s Schools That Work Series

This group of tools documents the assessment work at School for the Future, a 6-12 grade school in Manhattan. The school has shown success by using authentic assessments to gauge students’ understanding of fundamental concepts and development of critical thinking skills. The assessment guide foster teaching and learning in positive ways. Formative assessment helps teachers know their individual student needs and motivates students as they see improvement. Several videos review the schools approach to assessment. School assessment plans and instruments are available, as well as many tips for starting to implement authentic assessment approaches.

Source Organization: Edutopia

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