Accelerating and Assessing: Using a Comprehensive, Balanced Assessment System to Equitably Close Learning Gaps Caused by COVID
As learning resumes in a variety of modalities (remote, onsite, or hybrid), educators all share a few key priorities, including the need to understand and close learning gaps and the need to equitably accelerate growth for all students throughout the year.
For this reason, experts and advocates affirm that assessment matters, more than ever before. In order to close learning gaps and get students back on track—efficiently, effectively, and equitably—educators require a holistic system that enables the use of the right assessment at the right time for the right reason.
This whitepaper explores:
+ The impact and characteristics of an assessment system that is both comprehensive and balanced
+ Key roles that each assessment plays in accelerating learning
+ Research and expert guidance on equitably and effectively using assessment to accelerate learning, maximize instruction, and support the whole child