What Happens When Students Design Their Own Assessments?

By Madeline Will
May 24, 2017

This article discusses the work of the Roanoke County Public Schools to implement student-led assessment, alongside 10 other Virginia districts that make up a Networked Improvement Community. The article delves into the importance and impact of student-led assessment, origins of the project, strategies used to get teachers on board, and challenges encountered which included differentiation of student-led assessments from other kinds of student projects.

This article is useful for school leaders or district administrators to understand how one district has adopted the research-backed practice of student-led assessment. Learning about real life successes and challenges can provide insight on how to approach implementation.

Source Organization: Education Week

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