Jay McTighe’s insights give educators readily applicable knowledge and principles that can help them make effective classroom assessments to measure their learning objectives and help students make meaningful growth.
Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) February 06, 2014
School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today released a new video segment showing five key principles of effective classroom assessments from education expert Jay McTighe. The video segment is available to all educators as part of “Strategy of the Week,” a weekly publication with teaching strategies to increase student success and educator effectiveness.
“Creating effective classroom assessments is essential for educators to accurately measure student learning and help 100 percent of students progress towards college and career readiness,” said Chet D. Linton, CEO and president of School Improvement Network. “Jay McTighe’s insights give educators readily applicable knowledge and principles that can help them make effective classroom assessments to measure their learning objectives and help students make meaningful growth.”
In the new video segment, educators learn about McTighe’s five principles to create effective classroom assessments, including the following:
- Ensure that assessments serve learning
- Use multiple measures
- Align assessments to goals
- Measure what matters
- Ensure that assessments are fair and equitable
Educators can also learn more about keys to effective classroom assessments from Jay McTighe’s LumiBook, “Core Learning: Assessing What Matters Most.”
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