Tag Archives: PARCC

Wagner’s 21st Century Learning Skills and the CCSS

Teach Indy has helpfully posted a professional development video that overviews the Common Core State Standards, the instructional shifts, and several PARCC performance tasks here. In addition to the aforementioned, the presenters in the video make explicit connections between Tony … Continue reading

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The CCSS and Evidenced-Centered Design

If you are trying to understand how SBAC and PARCC will be assessing students in 2014-2015, the following webinar by Alliance for Excellent Education, provides a number of answers. Joan Herman, at the University of California, Los Angeles, explains Evidenced-Centered Design … Continue reading

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What Teachers Can Learn from the New PARCC and SBAC Sample Assessment Items

2012 National Teacher of the Year Rebecca Mieliwocki shares some insight into the new assessment items released by SBAC and PARCC. She reveals her enthusiasm for the items because she sees them as validation of good instruction. She highlights the … Continue reading

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