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Built on the process featured in Common Formative Assessment: A Toolkit for PLCs at Work™, this book demonstrates how educators can develop effective and efficient assessments. The authors simplify assessment development to give teacher teams the confidence to write and use team-designed common formative assessments that help ensure all students master essential skills and concepts.
Introduction: Framing the Power of Assessment in Professional Learning Communities
Chapter 1: Clarifying Assessment Types and Uses
Chapter 2: Starting With the End in Mind
Chapter 3: Considering Rigor and Complexity
Chapter 4: Intentionally Planning Instruction and Assessment
Chapter 5: Creating Questions, Tasks, and Tools That Work
Chapter 6: Using Data to Support Student Learning
Chapter 7: Focusing on Feedback and Grappling With Grading
Chapter 8: Using Common Assessments With Singleton Teachers
Appendix: Using a Road Map to Implement Common Assessments
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