About The Assessment Network

The use of high quality assessment that relies on research-based practices provides insight into student's knowledge and skills. If more testing was the answer to better schools, then education would already be at its absolute best.. Please join me on my search for responsive, relevant, and reliable assessment practices that will lead to successful 21st century schools and learners.
globeWhen you search through this site you will find a diverse range of topics related to assessment:

  • Classroom Assessment
  • Standardized Testing
  • Theory and Research
  • Essential Vocabulary and Strategies
  • Reform and Balance in the 21st Century
  • New Teacher Induction and Ongoing Professional Development
  • Technology in assessment

Helpful Links will take you to national, international, non-profit, government, and private Organizations and Websites.

Resources will lead you to current research, articles to read, and additional sources of information including news items, historical perspectives, reports, provocative viewpoints, and policy.

Technology provides information on digital literacy, digital citizenship, and assessing with technology.

The Toolbox continues to grow and offers information on the fundamentals of assessment and best practice

The blog is a place for guests, new friends, and like-minded people to share ideas. 

This site is based on the simple principle of starting with the end in mind and putting desired outcomes in the forefront. As Yogi Berra said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll probably end up somewhere else.”

Disclaimer: I believe the information included is accurate and recognize/appreciate the hard work of those cited. I believe that all sources are readily available and all pictures are in the public domain. I apologize for any errors and will correct any mistakes.

Your feedback and suggestions are welcome.
Laura Greenstein Ed. D., Founder, The Assessment Network