Publications & Press

Chang, S., Kim, J., Kirschmann, P., & Murai, Y. (2019). Embedded assessment in maker-centered classrooms. In Kalir, J. H. (Ed). Proceedings of the 2018 Connected Learning Summit (Vol. 1). Pittsburgh, PA: ETC Press

Berdik, C. (2019, May 26). Can “playful assessments” tell us whether maker education works? (2019, May 26). The Hechinger Report. Retrieved from:

Freedman, E. (2018, April 10). MIT researchers implement new curriculum method into a Charlottesville middle school. NBC29. Retrieved from

Maker Ed (2017, Dec 20). Maker Ed to address assessments in maker education in partnership with MIT Teaching Systems Lab [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Murai, Y., Kim, Y., Martin, E., Kirschmann, P., Rosenheck, L., & Reich, J. (forthcoming). Embedding assessment in school-based making: Preliminary explorations of principles for embedded assessment in maker learning. In Blikstein, P & Holbert, N (Eds.), FabLearn ’19: Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference on Creativity and Fabrication in Education. New York, NY: ACM. Retrieved from

National Science Foundation. EAGER: MAKER: Collaborative: Beyond Rubrics: Moving towards embedded assessment in maker education. Retrieved from

Playful Journey Lab (2019, June 19). Introducing the Beyond Rubrics Toolkit. (2019, June 19). Medium. Retrieved from 

Tate, E. (2018, December 10). Is assessment ready to move beyond standardized tests? These MIT researchers think so [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Tate, E. (2018, December 11). How playful assessment unseated standardized tests at one school [Blog post]. Retrieved from

Yorio, K. (2018, May 5). Assessments to quantify makerspace educational value. School Library Journal. Retrieved from