Assessment Overview


Bransford, J.D., Brown, A. L., & Cocking, R. R. (Eds) (1999). //How people learn: Mind, experience, and school//. Washing, DC: National Academy Press.

Research Based Strongly Supports

  • assessment is 1 key element of an effective learning environment

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National Research Council. (2000). How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. p. 134.
National Research Council. (2000). How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded Edition. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. p. 134.

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  • learning environments must provide the learner opportunities for feedback and revision of their ideas/thinking


















Balanced Assessment National Academies Press.

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For additional information about the case for Formative Assesment see Wiliam, D. (2011). Embedded formative assessment. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Press.


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