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Actionable Principles of Formative Assessment

Read an excerpt from Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation, written by Heidi Andrade and WestEd's Margaret Heritage.

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WestEd's Deb Sigman Receives the CERA 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award

WestEd’s Deb Sigman is the recipient of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award from the California Educational Research Association (CERA). The award honors her more than 40 years of leadership and service to California's K-12 students.

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WestEd Will Lead Mathematics Framework Update for the Nation’s Report Card

WestEd is excited to announce our leadership role in the mathematics framework update for the Nation’s Report Card, also known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). NAEP measures the academic achievement of elementary and secondary students through assessments in reading, mathematics, science, writing, and other subjects. The information collected provides a snapshot of the state of education in United States.

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Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Written with the practical constraints of teaching in mind, this book aims to help teachers maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching.

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Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching.

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Self-Regulation in Learning: The Role of Language and Formative Assessment

Self-Regulation in Learning: The Role of Language and Formative Assessment

Discover how to help students monitor and take charge of their own learning.

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Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Supports for Students with Disabilities in the Math in Common Districts

Students with disabilities are falling behind as districts work to implement new math standards.

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Standards and Assessment: Resources for Informed, Student-Centered Teaching and Learning

Learn about new tools and resources from the Center on Standards and Assessment Implementation.

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Developing Principals' Instructional Leadership: Systems of Support in Two Math in Common Districts

Developing Principals' Instructional Leadership for Successful Math Standards Implementation

Learn how districts support principals to bring math to the forefront of their work.

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Transforming Science Education with Simulation-Based Formative Assessment

Research points to the potential of simulation-based assessment to improve science education.

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