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Unit 6: Identifying, Developing, and Implementing Sound, Quality Assessments

Welcome to Unit 6 of the Assessment Literacy Professional Learning Module. The purpose of this unit is to help educators identify, select, and develop high quality classroom assessments, implement them at multiple levels to continuously monitor student progress, and increase the accuracy of student performance information.

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:

  • Evaluate the quality of assessments and
    their items.
  • Recognize when linguistic complexity makes
    assessment unfair.
  • Describe a variety of checking for understanding