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Three Ways to Improve Assessment Literacy in the Classroom

U.S. News: Three tips to improve assessment literacy in the classroom

Assessments are considered important tools in a student's learning process, says Alexandra Pannoni, education intern at U.S. News. Pannoni says assessments allow educators to look at each student's growth. 

"Between 29 percent and 61 percent of teachers were able to correctly define the purpose and use of each of seven different types of assessments in a recent survey on student and teacher perceptions of assessment by the Northwest Evaluation Association, an education nonprofit," the article says. "The same survey found that high school students were less likely than younger students to think that tests help them learn new things, or that standardized and classroom tests reflect what they have learned."

Pannoni, who spoke with Lis Wolfe-Eberly, an assessment literacy specialist in Ohio, shares three of Eberly's tips to help high school teachers "create and use meaningful assessments to improve their instruction."

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Article by Kassondra Granata, EducationWorld Contributor

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