The Literacy Design Collective offers sample curricula and resources to allow teachers to build lessons to support their specific classroom goals.
Beyond the Bubble unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress to create a new generation of history assessments.
The Classroom Sample Tasks blend content, practices, and concepts from both the NGSS and the CCSS. Teachers across the disciplines have collaborated to write sample tasks, which are the result of a vision of integrating science, engineering, and mathematics for classroom use.
Performance Assessment Links in Science (PALS )is a resource bank of science performance assessment tasks for Grades K-12 that are indexed to the National Science Education Standards (NSES) and other standards frameworks.
The Mathematics Assessment Project tools are relevant to any curriculum that seeks to deepen students’ understanding of mathematical concepts and develop their ability to apply that knowledge to non-routine problems.
The Inside Mathematics website hosts grade-level formative performance assessment tasks with accompanying scoring rubrics and discussion of student work samples.
Understanding Entry-Level Courses in American Institutions of Higher Education outlines a study conducted by EPIC that empirically identifies the characteristics of work at the college- and career-readiness level in English/language arts, science, and social sciences courses.
Earlier this month, the Education Trust published a new report, Meandering Toward Graduation: Transcript Outcomes of High School Graduates (available at https://edtrust.org/resource/meandering-toward-graduation/ or below). Wow, I love that descriptive verb meandering! But it certainly causes me to pause and seriously consider the implications of meandering in the lives and futures of our students. What interested…
On March 8–10, EPIC researchers Ross Anderson, Michael Thier, and Paul Beach presented at the 41st annual conference of the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP) in Denver, Colorado. The conference drew a strong contingent from the University of Oregon where Ross, Michael, and Paul are PhD students in the Department of Educational Methodology,…
The authors of this report include Dr. David Conley, EPIC’s founder. From the Summary: Popular conceptions of college and career readiness are broadening beyond strictly academic competencies like literacy and numeracy. New thinking on the many dimensions of preparedness has produced volumes of research and scores of new products. In fact, educators and employers may…