Table of Contents

Unit 1: Introduction and Overview

Welcome to Unit 1 of the Assessment Literacy Professional Learning Module. The purpose of this unit is to increase awareness of the importance of incorporating the development of 21st Century Skills into classroom instruction and assessment within the context of the CCSS.

Unit 1: Introduction and Overview

Unit 2: California State Assessment System

Unit 3: Assessment Literacy for Educators

Unit 4: Instructional Learning Targets

Unit 5: A Balanced Assessment System

Unit 6: Developing and Implementing Sound, Quality Assessments

Unit 7: Appropriate and Effective Use of Assessment Data



Participants will be able to:

  • Begin to understand the concept of
    assessment literacy
  • Articulate the rationale for change in
    educational assessment
  • Describe the key components of 21st Century
    Learning Skills