Tag Archives: Practice Test

Shanahan on Test Preparation—What not to do

In a presentation titled, “What Not to do to Prepare for the Assessments,”Common Core Work Team Member Dr. Timothy Shanahan share some provocative insights into PARCC and SBAC. Among these is his claim that test preparation likely does not work. … Continue reading

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Common Core Practice Test Released

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium has released practiced tests for the Common Core State Standards. There are practice tests for grades 3rd through 8th and 11th grade in math and ELA. Each test has 50 problems and there is also … Continue reading

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Video Tutorial: Accessing the SBAC Training Test

Last week I posted a link to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium’s training test (here). If you are having any trouble accessing the test, you can watch this 90-second tutorial, uploaded by Jeff Gerlach, demonstrating how to get started

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