Assessment Literacy: Using Assessment Information to Make Sound Decisions

Assessment underpins every decision that is made in a classroom regarding student learning.  This requires that the classroom teacher knows how to collect and interpret quality data, from daily classroom assessment to yearly-standardized tests, in order to make decisions about student learning.  Topics addressed:

  • The importance of acquiring assessment literacy
  • Overview of systemic processes need to support quality assessment practices
  • Appropriate use of technology supporting good use of assessmen information
  • essential capabilities leaders need to support teacher assessment learning and implementaton practice
Carol Commodore
May 2014