Consider Relevance and Complexity
written at an appropriate level
7.2 Optimize relevance, value, and authenticity
Assessment Example

Assessment context is instructionally relevant and age appropriate. Assessment is written at an appropriate level of complexity. For example, a high school assessment should use versions of texts that grade level peers are reading.

Non-example

Providing text about dinosaurs on a high school assessment.

Accessibility

Use age appropriate relevant material that has been adapted for appropriate levels of complexity, such as Tar Heel Reader.

Areas of Interest
Assessment Design
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UDL Guidelines
Recruiting Interest
Learner Focus
Student Focused
Power Strategies
Real-World Contexts

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