PBS NewsHour Examines Computer-based Common Core Assessments

Posted by Zack Blois on Aug 16, 2013 4:25:00 PM
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Are you curious about the teams behind the PARCC and Smarter Balanced Common Core assessments? John Merrow of PBS NewsHour recently aired an excellent video essay examining the new assessment consortiums' efforts and abilities to test the complex skills required by the Common Core State Standards.


As an added bonus, here's a great video from Learning Matters profiling eight grade students from New York giving tips to prospective future Common Core test takers. 

Want more info about the Common Core tests? Download our free online booklet, "Mastering the Common Core Digital Math Assessments" today!

Also, be sure to attend our CCSS Math Assessment Prep Webinar:

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Topics: Common Core Assessments

Wowzers is a comprehensive online math program covering all Common Core State Standards for grades K-8. The research-based program adapts to each learner and allows for an individualized path through the curriculum. Content is presented in multiple ways, and appeals to tactile, auditory, and visual learners. Assessments mirror those found on high-stakes achievement tests and provide teachers and administrators with the information that they need to personalize learning for each student.

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