This document offers administrators (and possibly teachers) guidance for determining whether an assessment is appropriate for use in measuring student learning and as a reflection of teacher practice, while summarizing the steps recommended taking when selecting student assessments to inform...

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Presentation / Event

This tool from the National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality is intended to assist states and districts in creating high quality teacher evaluation systems. The guide contains an overview of factors currently influencing teacher evaluation reform and explores eight essential design...

Author: National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality | Format: Document

The Academic Parent-Teacher Team is a model for parent-teacher communication about student performance, and parents’ roles in supporting achievement. This resource helps educators effectively engage families in activities to improve learning.

Author: Flamboyan Foundation | Format: Website

This website provides free content and tools designed to help educators understand and implement the Common Core State Standards and other college and career ready standards.

Author: Achieve the Core | Format: Website

This site provides online courses, videos and a digital library of resources to improve instruction.

Author: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development | Format: Website

This online tool helps teachers translate performance assessment data into personalized learning experiences for students. With over 5,600 playlists, the tool provides curriculum content for students in elementary, middle and high school.

Author: Activate Instruction | Format: Website

This helpful reference document explains the criteria for writing a strong Student Learning Objective (SLO) by providing detailed definitions of each component of the process. 

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Document

This site provides educators with multimedia curriculum and professional development resources in an array of subjects including language arts, science, mathematics, foreign language, the arts and more. Explore sample lesson plans and a library of activities on the Annenberg Learner web platform...

Author: Annenberg Learner | Format: Website

This tool is designed for use by the evaluator during the Beginning of the Year Conference. It highlights all the necessary criteria for a highly effective Student Learning Objective (SLO), and provides a space for the evaluator to indicate the approval status for each individual piece of...

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Document

This Powerpoint offers school administrators guidance on choosing assessments for SLOs, the pros and cons of each, potential challenges for non-tested grades and subjects, and key questions/things to consider when making decisions around assessments.

Author: Office of the State Superintendent of Education | Format: Presentation / Event