Assessment

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium Site

http://www.k12.wa.us/smarter/

The Michigan Assessment Consortium Common Assessment Series consists of 24 modules, each of which explains a major step in the common assessment development process.  Each topic is presented via a MiStreamnet video.

https://www.michiganassessmentconsortium.org/learning-opportunities/common-assessment-modules/

Common Assessment Development Series

Module Number

Topic

Narrator

1

Building and Using Common Assessments: A Professional Development Series

K. Dewsbury-White

2

What Are Common Assessments?

J. McDaniel

3

Determining the Outcome of the Assessment

J. Gullen

4

Identifying Learning Targets for the Common Assessment

K. Dewsbury-White

5

Matching the Assessment Methods to the Learning Target

E. Vorenkamp

6

Assessing Students with Special Needs

E. Roeber

7

Writing the Test Blueprint

B. Fay

8

Writing Selected-Response Items: Part 1

Writing Selected-Response Items: Part 2

E. Vorenkamp

9

Writing Constructed Response Items

E. Vorenkamp

10

Writing Performance Assessments

J. McDaniel

11

Using Portfolios to Assess Students

J. McDaniel

12

Developing and Using Scoring Guides and Rubrics

B. Fay

13

Editing the Draft Assessment Items

E. Roeber

14

Detecting and Eliminating Bias and Distortion

J. McDaniel

15

Assembling the Assessment Instrument

J. Gullen

16

Field Testing

E. Roeber

17

Looking at Field Test Data

J. Gullen

18

Reliability

E. Roeber

19

Test Validity

B. Fay

20

Assembling the Final Common Assessment

E. Roeber

21

Assessment Administration, Scoring and Reporting

B. Fay

22

Standard Setting

J. Gullen

23

Presenting the Results

B. Fay

24

Using Data to Improve Instruction

J. McDaniel