How can educators assess students’ college and career readiness, particularly the deep content knowledge and complex skills required with new standards? Performance tasks are one way to assess students’ college and career readiness because they require students to produce authentic work that demonstrates their mastery of specific skills and content. This video from the CCRS Center and in cooperation with the Center on Standards and Assessment and Implementation, explores how educators can design and score performance tasks and connects performance tasks with other education initiatives, including competency-based education, deeper learning, and employability skills.
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