Approaches to Development of Character: Proceedings of a Workshop
In July 2016, the Board on Testing and Assessment held a workshop to review research and practice relevant to the development of character, with a particular focus on ideas that can support the adults who develop and run out-of-school programs. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
|Supporting Students' College Success: The Role of Assessing Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies|
This report examines how to assess interpersonal and intrapersonal competencies (e.g., teamwork, communication skills, academic mindset, and grit) of undergraduate students for different purposes. It also establishes priorities for the development and use of assessments related to the identified intrapersonal and interpersonal competencies that influence higher education success, especially in STEM.
|Evaluation of the Achievement Levels for Mathematics and Reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress|
This report from the Board on Testing and Assessment evaluates the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) student achievement levels in reading and mathematics in grades 4, 8, and 12 to determine whether the achievement levels are reasonable reliable, valid, and informative to the public, and recommends ways that the setting and use of achievement levels can be improved.