Facebook
Edutopia on Facebook
Twitter
Edutopia on Twitter
Google+
Edutopia on Google+
Pinterest
Edutopia on Pinterest Follow Me on Pinterest
WHAT WORKS IN EDUCATION The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Standardized Testing

However you feel about them, standardized tests are integral to public education. Discover ways to prepare for, cope with, detox from, and even be creative with high-stakes assessments.

The Importance of Play in Preparing for Standardized Testing

Investigate ways to play with the standardized-test format to build student familiarity and confidence.

Discuss

Why Giving Bonus Money to Better Teachers Is Wrong

Last comment 4 weeks 8 hours ago
4 0 4,834 views

Common Core Sample: Plumbing the Dark Mysteries of National Standards

Last comment 4 weeks 8 hours ago
22 0 4,131 views

What Exactly Is "Understanding?" And How Do We Assess It?

Last comment 4 weeks 8 hours ago
14 0 25,051 views

Understanding Assessment: Resources for Parents

Article posted Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:00
0 0 7,999 views

Understanding Assessment: Resources for Parents

Article posted Wed, 04/16/2014 - 00:00
0 0 7,999 views

Resources and Tools for PBL Start to Finish

Article posted Wed, 05/23/2012 - 12:22
2 11 74,361 views

Browse

An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment
video

An Introduction to Comprehensive Assessment

Performance-based evaluation is a real-world improvement on the artificial measures of paper-and-pencil testing.

9 39,290 views
Smart Hearts: Social and Emotional Learning Overview
video

Smart Hearts: Social and Emotional Learning Overview

In school districts from New Haven to Anchorage, social and emotional skills are being taught and assessed just like skills in math and reading.

15 32,786 views
article

What Works: Resources | Edutopia June/July 2005

SUBSCRIBE NOW!

301 views
article

What Works: In Five Years

Think big. Start mentoring programs, shift to a postagricultural school year, and defend Darwin.

3,087 views
Comprehensive Assessment: An Overview
video

Comprehensive Assessment: An Overview

Performance assessments offer a richer, more holistic approach to evaluating what students know and can do.

54 2 53,266 views

Pages

blog

Going Beyond NCLB and Assessing Schools Differently

Blogger Anne O’Brien describes new models for assessing schools that put less emphasis on the results of standardized tests.

7 616 views
blog

Don't Let Big Reform Crush the Small Victories

Amid the calls for dramatic and sweeping reform, blogger Gaetan Pappelardo suggests that the way forward is via the small victories.

21 616 views
blog

Happy Scott Walker Day!

Guest blogger Holden Clemens shares his euphoria over the state of education today.

7 528 views
blog

Guest Blog: Rethinking the Testing Culture for the 21st Century

Guest blogger Greg Thompson shares insights from the recent assessment in the 21st-century #edchat.

7 440 views
article

What Works: Resources | Edutopia June/July 2005

SUBSCRIBE NOW!

301 views

Pages