COVID-19 paved the way for more educators to rethink assessments—here are some important ideas to keep in mind as schools forge a post-pandemic path forward

3 key considerations for the future of assessments


COVID-19 paved the way for more educators to rethink assessments—here are some important ideas to keep in mind as schools forge a post-pandemic path forward


The cancellation of summative assessments in the spring of 2020, coupled with the variability of the spring 2021 testing season, significantly impacted the K–12 assessment landscape, making formative and frequent checks for understanding an educators’ main line of sight into what students know and don’t know.





Though formative assessments have proven instrumental in addressing learning gaps related to school closures, the need for accountability testing

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