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“Keep perspective on grading’s relative large impact on students and its relatively small contribution to learning.”

–       Jan Chappuis and Rick Stiggins, Classroom Assessment for Learning

Assessment of Learning is the process of collecting reliable summative assessment data that illustrates what a student knows and is able to do as a result of teaching, learning, and informative feedback.

  • Assessment of Learning occurs at or near the end of a period of learning.
  • Assessment of Learning is used to summarize student learning.
  • Assessment of Learning supports the communication of information about achievement to students, parents, teachers, and others.

“It is good to have an end to journey towards, but it is the journey that matters in the end.”

– Ursula Le Guin