Assessment articles


Hello everyone! My name is Marshia and I’m pleased to be joining you! I have worked for over twenty years in the arts and education in California before rejoining my Kentucky family two years ago. During this time, I began learning about student assessment tools and worked with other educators in a variety of school

Preparing for fall

Hello again!  It’s Lynn from Illinois.  I haven’t been on in a while; May always seems to be gone as quickly as it comes! I’m looking for some help from people who have used ThinkLink for a couple of years.  I am working with my schools to establish our timeline for fall.  So, all you

Student Assessment

When I went through school subjected mainly to summative tests, as an educator now, I see the value of knowing where the students are academically compared to where they should be by the end of the year. Have you noticed changes in student assessment now versus when you were in elementary or high school?

Assessment Response

The response has been great from DEN members wanting to try our new assessment tool, DETA. Therefore……………..we have decided to extend our invitation until April 13 for those who would like to try it free for the remaining school year! I recently had a discussion about formative versus summative assessment and would like to hear


Hello all, my name is Donna, and I am excited about being an author for our new assessment blog here at Discovery Education. I have more that 20 years experience in education as a classroom teacher, state projects, and superintendent. As a former high school teacher, the “aha moment” when the light came on in