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?