SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar: The Design of Textual and Visual Components in Assessments

Guillermo Solano-Flores specializes in educational assessment and linguistic and cultural issues relevant to international test comparisons.

Performance Assessment Resource Bank

A free online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.
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Global Education ReforM

This book documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems.

Our Mission

The Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education (SCOPE) fosters research, policy, and practice to advance high-quality, equitable education systems in the United States and internationally.

SCOPE is an affiliate of the Stanford Graduate School of Education and the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, and sponsors the work of the Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, and Equity.

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Events

SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series 2016–17
October 3, 2016 - June 6, 2017
Affiliated scholars and leading members of the education community examine the latest research and pressing education issues.
Brown Bag—Evaluating and Improving the Design of Textual and Visual Components in National and International Assessments
January 24, 2017
Guillermo Solano-Flores specializes in educational assessment and linguistic and cultural issues relevant to international test comparisons.
Brown Bag—Beyond the "English Learner" Label: Recognizing the Richness of Students' Multilingual Repertoires
February 13, 2017
Ramon Antonio Martinez researches intersections of language, race, and ideology in the public schooling experiences.

News

Performance Assessment Resource Bank: Resources for Deeper Learning
A free online collection of high-quality performance tasks and resources that support the use of performance assessment for meaningful learning.
Engaging Students in Deeper Learning Requires Engaging Assessments
Soung Bae and Kari Kokka provide recommendations on ways to increase student engagement in performance-based assessments. 
Response: Culturally Sustaining Pedagogy 'Increases Student Engagement & Learning'
What does culturally sustaining pedagogy look like in the classroom? Linda Bauld, director of the National Board Resource Center, responds.