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When the Assessments Don't Yet Exist, Two Rivers Invents Them

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    Sarah Norris

An EdSurge article explains the school's thoughtful, rigorous process.

All EL Education practitioners are well aware of how complex it can be to measure that which is not traditionally measured--be it attributes of character, or the myriad skills wrapped up in “critical thinking.”

In an article from EdSurge, Two Rivers Public Charter School’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Jeff Heyck-Williams, talks us through what it looks like to do it anyway: to recognize that complexity, find or develop tools that account for it, and put in place a thoughtful system for teaching and assessing what we know is important beyond core content proficiencies. 

Read about the Two Rivers process for assessment development process here