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Student Strategies for self assessment is my post for Teaching English – British Council.

I’ve posted several “The Best” lists on assessment-related issues over the years, and thought I’d narrow them down a bit and post a small collection.

Here they are:

Q & A Collections: Assessment
brings together all my Education Weeks post on the topic.

The Best Resources For Learning About Performance Assessment

The Best Resources For Learning About Formative Assessment

The Best Resources On ELL’s & Standardized Tests

The Best Posts On How To Prepare For Standardized Tests (And Why They’re Bad)

The Best Articles Describing Alternatives To High-Stakes Testing

The Best Resources For Learning About Effective Student & Teacher Assessments

The Best Resources On Grading Practices

The Best Rubric Sites (And A Beginning Discussion About Their Use)

The Best Resources For Learning How To Best Give Feedback To Students

The Best Resources On “Differentiated Grading” For English Language Learners

Posts specifically related to ELL assessments are scattered throughout these other lists. For now, I’m going to start adding new ones here until I have time to set-up a new list:

More On Assessment is from the iTDi blog. I don’t really have a specific list for ELL assessment — yet.

Duolingo Moves Into Language Proficiency Exams is a very interesting article in Slate.

How I Incorporate Reflection Into Semester Summative Assessments

What Are Education Tests For, Anyway? is from NPR, and gives excellent short and sweet definitions of terms related to assessments.

My latest column in Ed Week brings together all my posts on assessment from the past three years.

8 Questions Teachers Should Ask When Giving Assessments is from Teach, Learn, Grow.

Formative, Summative, Interim: Putting Assessment in Context is from Teach Learn Grow.

Assessing What Matters is from ASCD Educational Leadership.

6 Types Of Assessment Of Learning is from Teach Thought.

Every Teacher’s Guide to Assessment is from Edudemic.

Q & A Collections: Student Assessment is the headline of my latest Education Week Teacher column.

Types of Assessments: A Head-to-Head Comparison

Beyond the bubble in history/social studies assessments appeared in Kappan Magazine.

Assessing Students on ‘What Really Counts’ is Part Two in my Education Week Teacher series on assessment.

Understanding Formative, Interim, and Summative Assessments and Their Role in Student Learning is by Kathy Dyer.

Three Key Questions on Measuring Learning is by Jay McTighe.

Research Matters / Measuring What’s Inside is by Bryan Goodwin.

Experimenting with Math Testing in Groups is from Middleweb.