edCount, along with the Nebraska Department of Education, and The Learning Science Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, presented at the Council of Chief State School Officers’ National Conference on Student Assessment in Atlanta, GA, on June 29, 2022. The conference brought together top experts and speakers from around the nation to discuss how meaningful assessment systems can drive student learning. In the session “A Partnership to Create Innovative Assessments that Generate Meaningful, Interpretable, and Actionable Results,” Erin Buchanan of edCount provided an overview of the Stackable, Instructionally-embedded, Portable Science Assessments (SIPS) project and Dr. Ellen Forte, CEO & Chief Scientist at edCount, discussed the SIPS model and how science assessments can provide meaningful, interpretable, and actionable results. Charlene Turner of edCount described principled design approaches for system coherence and Dr. Jim Pellegrino, a SIPS partner from The Learning Science Research Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, discussed the conceptual assessment framework and end-of-unit assessment design. Rhonda True from the Nebraska Department of Education shared the use and benefits of the SIPS model from a state perspective. Information on the SIPS project can be found at sipsassessments.org.
edCount and Partners Present at the 2022 CCSSO National Conference on Student Assessment
by prichard | Aug 9, 2022 | Assessment System Design and Evaluation, Educator Effectiveness