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Assessment

Assessment refers to the different ways - methods and tools - educators and students use to reflect on, evaluate, measure, and document readiness, learning progress, skill acquisition, and/or learning needs. Assessment approaches, and the type of data collected, varies widely. It can be used for diagnostic, formative, interim, and/or summative purposes. It can be used formally and informally, and undertaken by self or others. Finally, the data gathered through assessment activities can be qualitative and quantitative.

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Weekly Collaborative Planning Time

Pleasant View Elementary teachers meet weekly to plan instruction. 

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Teacher Ongoing Data Use

Teachers review assessment and activity data to inform check-ins and support.

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Teacher-Supported Student Goal-Setting

Students have one-on-one weekly meetings with their mentor teachers to...

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Data Walls

Learners' progress is transparently shared via data walls.

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Triangulation of Data

Facilitators looks at progress against learning objectives on the Empower...

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Progress Monitoring Through Empower

Facilitators can see Learner work and data each day through the Empower...

Photo of teacher and student working together at table with laptop
Weekly Collaborative Planning Time

Pleasant View Elementary teachers meet weekly to plan instruction. 

Photo of 5th grade teacher
Teacher Ongoing Data Use

Teachers review assessment and activity data to inform check-ins and support.

Photo of teacher and student working together
Teacher-Supported Student Goal-Setting

Students have one-on-one weekly meetings with their mentor teachers to...

Two posters showing student progression against learning objectives
Data Walls

Learners' progress is transparently shared via data walls.

Photo closeup of two laptops
Triangulation of Data

Facilitators looks at progress against learning objectives on the Empower...

Photo of teacher and student in conversation seated at desk in front of laptop with other students in background
Progress Monitoring Through Empower

Facilitators can see Learner work and data each day through the Empower...