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Erika Landl

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Supporting the Improvement of Educators’ Assessment Literacy

Developing Needs-Based Sociocultural Approaches to Professional Development

This post is a summary of the main ideas from a symposium focused on educators’ assessment literacy presented at the 2021 NCME Classroom Assessment Conference. Slides from the session are available here

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Assessment RILS

Stuck in the Middle With Interim Assessments

Improving the Selection, Use, and Evaluation of Interim Assessments

How do you select an interim assessment that will meet your specific goals and needs?  

What assessment characteristics are necessary to support a particular test use, and what evidence of quality should be evaluated to determine whether that use is supported? 

How do you know if educators and schools are appropriately interpreting and using assessment results? 

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The Burden of Proof: A Call for Validation Plans and Evidence in Educational Programs

Why Evaluation of Educational System Designs is Critical to Measuring Effectiveness and Results

Educational policy makers, program designers, and intervention developers typically identify a problem and propose a solution to that problem. Likely, they have a lot of experience and expertise that informs the design of the solution to that problem–but how do they know the assessment design achieved the intended outcomes? 

When it comes to educational assessment systems, we should be asking ourselves two key questions: 

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