REL West explores how data-driven cycles of prototyping and inquiry are useful tools teachers can use to assess student progress.
Learn how teams in Los Angeles County are collaborating to build teacher capacity to create and use performance assessment as part of the teaching and learning process.
The Power of Collaborative Teacher Learning: Reflections on the 2020 Assessment for Learning Conference
Three teachers offer insights about formative assessment, ecosystems for learning, student and teacher agency, and the power of community.
WestEd’s Susan Villani reflects on the most powerful strategies administrators have mastered to help formative assessment thrive in the classroom.
Explore WestEd’s research, services, and resources designed to help educators rapidly improve teaching and systemic support for English learners.
WestEd is highlighting everything it takes — from cultivating leadership talent to tapping federal funding opportunities — to create school improvement.
Visit the Raising the Bar website to access research-based tools, resources, and services designed to help teachers transition to college- and career-ready standards.
In this book excerpt, authors Heidi Andrade and WestEd's Margaret Heritage discuss the three key principles for effective implementation of formative assessment.
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.
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.