Framework Offers Overview of Assessments and How They Support Student Learning

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Aug. 28, 2013 — To support states and school districts in their efforts to ensure all students graduate prepared for success in college and careers, Pearson’s Research & Innovation Network today launched an online, interactive guide to strategies for leveraging performance assessments to measure 21st Century higher-order skills such as critical thinking, creativity and problem-solving.

“Assessments for a Changing Education Landscape” provides educators, policymakers, students and parents with an overview of different types of assessments and the ways that they can be used to support student learning. The...

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