Dr. Jim Pellegrino, Co-Director of the Learning Sciences Research Institute at the University of Illinois at Chicago, discusses how assessment can support teaching and learning:


What is an assessment?




What are the different types of assessment?



What role do assessments play in education?



What does a good assessment look like in the eyes of a student?



Why are we seeing more testing?



Is there a perfect assessment?



What can assessments tell teachers about student learning?



What is PARCC?



What do the PARCC results mean in this initial year?