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Online App Reading - Lessons Learned
Can technology help our committee process be as efficient as the application process?
Spotlight on Lower School Assessment : an interview with Dr. Michael Leatch, Crescent School (ON)
Dr. Michael Leatch, Crescent School (ON) discusses how Lower School applicants are assessed and what the assessments actually tell us about the student and their success at the school.
Reflections on Assessment
By definition, assessment means to decide the quality or importance of something.
Developing an Assessment Toolkit - Presentation
Participants will develop an understanding that will allow for the design of an assessment toolkit that supports this crucial need.
Managing China - Presentation
Presenters will discuss strategies for student recruitment and applicant evaluation techniques in China; provide some insight into the expectations and goals of Chinese families for their children attending independent schools;…
Interviewing Online in China: The Limits of Skype
When using skype and other related Internet technologies to see and speak with students, keep in mind the challenges they face when attempting to meet with you online due to…
An Interview with Ray Diffley
SSATB’s Aimee Gruber sat down with Ray Diffley, Director of Admission at Choate Rosemary Hall (CT). Diffley spoke about his journey through the ranks of the Choate Admission Office.
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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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