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Common Core Test Costs

EdWeek reports on what it will costs states, per student, to administer their exams in ELA and math. For PARCC, this works out to be $29.50 per student and for SBAC, $22.50 per student. For an additional $4.80 per student, … Continue reading

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Accessing Sample Assessment Items

Green Bay Area Public School District Assessment Coordinator, Stephen Miller, has posted a Youtube video describing how educators can access sample SBAC assessment items. If you are having any difficulty navigating the Smarter Balanced website, Miller’s brief three minute and … Continue reading

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Thinking Common Core Scoop.it! Page

If you haven’t found the Scoop.it! page “Thinking Common Core,” you may want to take a few minutes to visit. Recent links include video on improving discourse in the classroom, updates on the 2014-2015 CCSS assessments, and strategies for successfully … Continue reading

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Work Worth Doing

If you have any reservations about high-stakes assessment and what is coming in 2014-2015, it is worth your time to review this audio recording from a recent Brookings Institute Event: Standardized Assessment and the Common Core. At minute 20:55, College … Continue reading

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