What is the right length for a student assessment? The simple answer is: as long as is necessary for the test to provide the right data that is of sufficient quality to meet the wide variety of needs of teachers and administrators.
About Ken TamKen Tam is a former teacher and district administrator with more than 20 years of experience in education technology. In his current role as Curriculum Associates’ Executive Director, Personalized Learning and Assessment, he helps educators develop assessment literacy to improve their ability to connect data to instruction. He serves as a thought leader on assessment and personalized learning and speaks widely at regional and national conferences on how districts can “Assess Less, Know More” and “Adapt Teaching and Learning.”
'Assessing at Home’ Support for Families
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