As schools begin to implement the Common Core, they need to rely on an assessment partner with proven success at delivering a clear and measurable link between assessment data, instruction, student mastery and the Common Core. Acuity is a comprehensive, Common Core K–12 benchmark assessment solution that supports district and school instructional improvement goals, while enabling teachers to use valid and reliable assessment data to inform their instruction and intervention plans. By using the latest Common Core assessment content, teachers can measure deeper levels of student understanding to close learning gaps with engaging, embedded instructional resources. The Acuity online solution builds academic confidence, successfully preparing students for 21st century careers.
Acuity can accommodate any K-12 assessment model and has proven success with implementing small to large-scale assessment programs. Districts can customize the Acuity solution to meet their unique instructional improvement goals. The Acuity online solution offers a variety of the latest content, including Performance Tasks and Construction Response questions, written to the Common Core, following the same writing standards and test rigor as the consortia. Student, class, school and district level reports produce actionable data that, when used in conjunction with Acuity’s embedded instructional resources, enables educators to inform their instruction and intervention plans.
Jumpstart preparation, readiness, and enthusiasm for elementary, secondary, post-secondary and beyond
Designed to introduce Common Core assessments gradually but effectively, teachers can now jumpstart readiness and enthusiasm for elementary, secondary and post-secondary schooling in grades K–2. Acuity goes beyond traditional assessments by helping teachers focus on the concepts that need mastery early, before it’s too late. The Acuity K–2 solution enables teachers to assess early learners in Math and English Language Arts using audio-enabled, age-appropriate and research-based Common Core assessment content. Additionally, our instructional resources, including BrainPOP Jr., keep early learners engaged while allowing teachers to diagnose and measure deeper levels of student understanding.
Close learning gaps early and build academic confidence with a comprehensive assessment solution
Get a clear picture of student understanding to close learning gaps early and build academic confidence with the Acuity Common Core 3–8 comprehensive assessment solution. Acuity goes beyond traditional, multiple-choice assessment by helping teachers focus on concepts that more deeply measure student mastery of the Common Core. Using Acuity’s latest Common Core assessment content and engaging instructional resources, including BrainPOP videos, teachers can quickly understand student strengths and weaknesses and implement an effective instructional improvement and intervention plan.
Prepare students for college and careers with assessments that measure deeper levels of understanding and demonstrate student mastery
High school students deserve to be challenged beyond simple multiple choice tests—they need assessments that measure deeper levels of student understanding. The Acuity Common Core High School solution offers a variety of the latest Common Core assessment content, including Constructed Response, Interactive, and Performance Task items, enabling teachers to quickly identify strengths and areas for improvement, so students are successfully prepared for 21st century careers. This generation deserves to experience and grow using Acuity’s innovative content and technology in the classroom so they can succeed in the real-world.
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