This blog post (which includes a video of a Google Hangout on the same topic) addresses common challenges that arise in PBL assessment. Topics addressed include individual vs. group assessment, measuring student mastery of content knowledge, formative assessment, self- and peer-assessment, and grading.
This recorded BIE webinar focuses on student self-assessment. It distinguishes between evaluation and assessment, and focuses on ways that teachers can support students in reflecting on their own progress, identifying what they know and can do, and setting goals for growth.
The Sample Project Assessment Map shows how a teacher might complete the Project Assessment Map template. It shows how one teacher planned formative assessments that lead naturally toward the project's culminating product.
The Project Assessment Map is a writeable PDF that helps you plan how you will use formative assessment in a project. Using this tool will help you think strategically about assessment so that you can be sure students are learning content and building 21st century competencies.
This printable reference guide offers great ideas for conducting quick checks for understanding throughout the project. Use this list to spark your own ideas and broaden your repertoire of formative assessment strategies.
This list of resources addresses key considerations for assessment in PBL. The list includes articles, tools, and videos that can help you learn to more effectively assess student understanding. It also provides links to sample rubrics and to PARCC assessment materials.