We know it’s important for parents to understand how their children are doing in school. Research shows that students are more successful with active parent involvement.
The Alberta Programs of Study are changing, and like many other school divisions in the province, the CBE is redesigning assessment and reporting practices to reflect these changes. We are developing resources to help teachers, students and parents see and understand student progress and achievement. This process of redesign will continue to evolve over a number of years as we work with our schools and parents to develop a rich and varied approach to assessment across all grades and a common report card for
Assessment is not just about report cards. They are one of the ways schools communicate with parents about their child’s progress and achievement at certain times of the year. Assessment happens every day, in every classroom, throughout the school year. Assessing a student’s progress is one of the most important ways we support the continued learning of our students.
We invite you to learn more about assessment as we work together to develop assessment and reporting practices that support the continued success of our students.