image credit: freepik

How to perform a literacy assessment: Increasing a student’s literacy process

Literacy assessments help teachers like you identify a student’s literacy progress and understand how to best support them. Although the word “assessment” may bring to mind the high-stakes tests that legislators love, students dread, and teachers loathe, literacy assessment is a much broader concept. In Assessment Literacy in a Standards-Based Urban Education Setting, Norman Webb states, “Assessment Literacy is defined as the knowledge of the means for assessing what students know and can do, the interpretation of the results from these assessments, and application of assessment results to improve student learning and program effectiveness.”

Read More on Education Dive