What does “balance” mean in a balanced assessment system?

Balance beam“Balance” in a district assessment system means more than just using formative, interim, and summative assessment. It also means giving these components appropriate attention and doing them and using them well. And doing them well can pertain to coverage of curriculum standards and to balance of attention to foundational knowledge/skills and deeper learning, as well as to the quality of the evidence-gathering approaches and tools.


“What does “balance” mean in a balanced assessment system?” by Stuart Kahl

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