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Embedding Habits

Embedding Habits


These resources will help schools identify ways to foster the habits, create the structures, and encourage a culture of ongoing data inquiry and continuous improvement within their strategic assessment systems.

Key Resources 

Achieve Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts

Identify minimum testing to serve essential diagnostic, instructional, and accountability purposes.


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​CSAI Assessment Toolkit Part IV: Reflecting on Assessment Design
Reflect on assessment design and create a checklist to determine if an assessment appropriately addresses the five elements of assessment design


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Education First Playbook
Explore ways to coach districts though the Achieve’s 2014 Student Assessment Inventory for School Districts




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Assessment Literacy: Making Sense of K-12 Assessment For Learning
Learn the qualities of effective assessments and understand and use assessment results to encourage students to invest in their own learning



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Learning Forward
Identify qualities that lead to effective teaching practices, supportive leadership, and improved student results

SLDS Data Use Standards
Review the knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors needed for effective data use


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WISExplore Data Inquiry Resources
Examine resources developed by the Wisconsin WISExplore team to encourage effective data use in school districts


For questions about this information, contact Lauren Zellmer (608) 266-8499