Testing plays an important role in preparing learners
Pearson is the largest provider of educational assessment services in the U.S. We score examinations for the federal government and more than 25 states, including billions of multiple-choice tests and more than 111 million essays every year.
Yet, for us, being the leading assessment provider isn’t about scale. It’s about ensuring learning outcomes are at the heart of every assessment we create. We partner with educators in states and districts across the country to help them develop problem solvers and critical thinkers who are ready for college and careers. Our innovative technology-enhanced items, performance-based assessments, and adaptive learning programs help measure and build key 21st century skills.
How are tests created?
Did you know that it can take up to three years to develop a standardized test? Thousands of experts and educators work together on a thorough and detailed process to create tests that are fair and accurate.
The Role of Assessment in Education
Our assessments help address real-world measurement challenges and produce reliable information for guiding educational decisions. Let’s look at some examples.