Here is an aggregate of how some California classroom teachers rank-ordered themselves on the attributes of assessment-literate teachers.
11 I frequently involve students in the use of their own data.
10 I analyze, interpret, and evaluate student performance data.
9 I gather accurate, relevant student performance information from assessments.
8 I can identify/select/create standards-based classroom assessments.
7 I regularly provide meaningful feedback to students and their families about student learning.
6 I consistently implement multiple levels of assessment in my classroom.
5 I understand the purpose for assessments I administer.
4 I consistently plan, differentiate, and modify instruction, based on assessment data.
3 I consistently develop appropriate learning goals and targets, based on content standards and assessment data.
2 I consistently use assessment results to make decisions to advance student learning.
1 I continuously monitor student progress.