NC Department of Public Instruction

Assessment Administrative Manual and Suggested Uses of Tasks


The Purpose of the Formative Instructional and Assessment Tasks

The Components of the Formative Instructional & Assessment Tasks

Selecting an Assessment Task

Assessing Students

Interpreting Data and Making Inferences

Administrative Manual as PDF Document

Using Tasks for Instruction

Additional Assessment Resources

NCDPI Formative Assessment Website

Joyner, J. & M. Muri. (2011). Informative assessment: Formative assessment to improve math achievement Grades K-6. Sausalito, CA: Math Solutions.
McAfee, O., Leong, D., & Bodrova, E. (2004). Basics of assessment: A primer for early childhood educators. Washington D.C.: NAEYC.
NCTM. (2003). Mathematics assessment: A practical handbook for grades K-2. Reston, VA: NCTM.
NCTM. (2006). Mathematics assessment sampler: Pre-k - grade 2. Reston, VA: NCTM.