Becoming Assessment Ready

School districts continue to encounter challenges as they implement high-stakes online assessments. It is a daunting task, but there are steps schools and districts can take to ensure that their technology is ready to handle new online assessments.The new online assessment report and planning tool build on Raising the BAR: Becoming Assessment Ready Toolkit – a resource developed by CoSN, ENA, and the eLearn Institute to ensure all districts make a successful online transition. 

Online Assessment: From Readiness to Opportunity (Full Report) shares the recent history and current state of online assessments, spotlights best practices being used in districts, and details the opportunities for the K-12 education community. Download the Executive Summary here.
 
Online Assessment Planning Tool gives district leaders the guidance for building effective online assessment strategies and measuring and communicating their efforts over time. The new resources are supported by Learning First Alliance.

 

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a green software iconThis CoSN resource is related to the following skill areas from CoSN's Framework of Essential Skills of the K-12 CTO