32 Characteristics Of The Perfect Test

32 Characteristics Of The Perfect Test

The Perfect Assessmentby Terry HeickNothing is perfect, but we can dream. So let’s dream about assessment.First, what is an assessment? A measurement? A snapshot? A kind of bar for students to clear? In most important, I theorized that “the benefit of...
7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback

7 Key Characteristics Of Better Learning Feedback by Grant Wiggins, Authentic Education On May 26, 2015, Grant Wiggins passed away. Grant was tremendously influential on TeachThought’s approach to education, and we were lucky enough for him to contribute his...
27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data

27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Data

27 Teacher Actions That Help Promote Valid Assessment Databy TeachThought StaffThere is often talk about assessment–its forms, frequency, and the integration of gleaned data to revise planned instruction. Formative versus assessment, rigor, and the evasive...
27 Characteristics Of Authentic Assessment

27 Characteristics Of Authentic Assessment

Characteristics Of Authentic Assessmentby Grant Wiggins, Authentic EducationEd note: This post by the late Grant Wiggins has been republished from a previous post. Please visit Authentic Education to support the work his wife and peers are continuing.What is...
How To Design A 21st Century Assessment

How To Design A 21st Century Assessment

How To Design A 21st Century Assessmentby Mike FisherContemporary curriculum design involves multiple facets: engaging 21st Century skills, using digital tools, collaborating with others around the globe, performance tasks, and more. Getting these design elements into...