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NCMPS is excited to announce the release of the Montessori Assessment Playbook, a strategy manual and collection of tools for implementing a new assessment model grounded in Montessori and supporting human flourishing.
The Playbook contains 33 wide-scope assessment tools, including:
The Assessment Playbook Workshop is a team-month series of online tutorials and discussions for implementing the tools and assessment strategy in the Playbook. Learn More →
The Essential Elements for Montessori in the Public Sector is a concise set of implementation guidelines developed and endorsed by NCMPS and national Montessori organizations.
The Essential Elements Rubric, a detailed articulation of the Elements, can be used independently or as part of a comprehensive Essential Elements Review. Learn more about the Essential Elements Review
A fully-articulated rubric for evaluating schools according to the Essential Elements. The Rubric can be used independently, or as part of a contracted Essential Elements Review .
How can schools continue their path to public Montessori excellence under pandemic conditions? This free download offers guidelines and adjustments to the Essential Elements Rubric.
The DERS is a classroom assessment tool which measures child and adult behaviors, and environmental attributes, associated with developmental outcomes such as executive function, linguistic and cultural fluency, and social fluency and emotional flexibility.
Schools use the DERS to guide observation and support continuous improvement towards outcomes that matter.
For more information, training, and licensing, visit ders-app. org→