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May 27, 2015

Computer Testing and ELLs

Colorín Colorado posted a short blog on considerations and supports that educators should address before their English language learner students take assessments on the computer.

May 22, 2015

Aligned, from Achieve the Core

Aligned is a publication containing short blog posts about Common Core-aligned instructional materials. Posts include guidance on how to review materials and stories of how states have undergone the alignment process.

May 21, 2015

PARCC States Vote to Change Test Times and Administration

State education commissioners and superintendents who are part of the PARCC Governing Board recently voted to shorten test times and simplify test administration of the PARCC summative assessments for the 2015-2016 school year. The vote was in response to school and district feedback during the first year of testing and a review by PARCC of the test design. For more information, visit the link above and also click here.