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Teacher Recommendations: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
In considering “the good, the bad, and the ugly,” it is imperative that schools embrace the development and use of recommendation forms as anything but a passive experience.
Show Me, Don't Tell Me: 21st Century Group Interviewing - Video
Through this webinar, learn how one school approached this challenge by implementing an authentic group activity in its admission process to truly target mission-appropriate students.
Interactive Elementary Visits - Presentation
Ready to refine your admission process? Looking to assess for non-cognitive skill such as teamwork, motivation, grit, and/or empathy?
Success Predictors in Atypical Applicants
Several case studies of atypical applicants that present “risks” for the school in order to estimate the degree of risk among these applicants.
The Reading Passage Interview for Middle School Candidates - Presentation
In an effort to develop a more effective interview process for middle school candidates, St. Mark’s School of Texas adopted a strategy for an on-campus interview that includes a reading…
Show Me, Don’t Tell Me: 21st Century Group Interviewing - Presentation
How do you see beyond the polished, prepped, and rehearsed admission interview to understand the candidate’s classroom personality?
Myths About the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA)
PISA is the single best tool available for educators to become informed and sophisticated about global best pedagogical practices.
Update: The Character Skills Snapshot
The Enrollment Management Association is working in collaboration with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) and 32 member schools (G32) to define and refine this tool, now called the Character Skills…
Measuring What Matters Most in Admission
The project, launched this fall by a unanimous resolution of the The Enrollment Management Association Board of Directors upon the recommendation of the Think Tank on the Future of Assessment,…
Gaming in Assessment: It’s not just coming soon, it’s already here.
The gamification of assessment is what’s next. It is meeting kids where they are — after all, 99% of teenage boys and 94% of girls are already there by choice.…
Rubrics for Assessment & Selection at the Elementary Level - Presentation
Re-imagining Group Assessments - Presentation
A Quantitative Admission Interview - Presentation
Think Tank Special Report 2014
Think Tank Special Report 2013
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Assessment Related Blogs
Measuring What Matters in Admission
Never before has assessment been such a central and scrutinized component of the K-12 educational experience.
The Med School Example - Building a Better, Stronger, Faster Interview
Using the MMI to revamp the admission interview process
"The Test" - Must Read, With Caveat.
Though it’s true testing needs fixing, it also offers extraordinary promise for improving our childrens’ education.
We Believe…But Is That Enough?
Is there evidence that collecting and using assessments of student learning really does promote improved student learning outcomes?
Assessing Character: A Meeting With ETS' Patrick Kyllonen
Because a non-cognitive “construct” is another kind of skill, an attribute such as motivation or creativity can be put on
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