Authentic Assessment Toolbox
created by Jon Mueller

What is Authentic Assessment? Why Do It? How Do You Do It?












Click on the green links below to see examples of standards. Most of these examples were developed by teachers in my graduate Authentic Assessment course who graciously agreed to allow me to share them with you. If you have any examples to share or recommend please pass them along to me at Thanks.

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