Tag Archives: Common Core State Standards

Georgia Selects CTB to Develop New Online Standardized Student Assessment

Georgia Department of Education (GDOE) has selected McGraw-Hill Education CTB as the company to develop a new customized state assessment for all Georgia students. The project will replace the state’s current Criterion-Referenced Competency Test and End of Course Tests with … Continue reading

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Teachers at Eugene Elementary Turn Data Insights Into Fun Student Learning Activities with Acuity

When a 3rd grade student at Eugene Elementary School in Rock Island, IL told us “with Acuity… it feels more like fun than work,” we were thrilled. That’s exactly what Acuity does: It enables teachers to use assessment data insights … Continue reading

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COMMON CORE: IT’S 2014. ARE YOU READY?

For many months now, we’ve been sharing information and resources to help gear everyone up for the implementation of the Common Core State Standards. These standards have become fodder for many debates over educational standards, changes, and resources (or lack … Continue reading

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FACTUAL FRIDAY: The Meaning of Performance Tasks

What: Performance Tasks The Meaning: Performance tasks help uncover deeper levels of student understanding by measuring a student’s ability to think through a complex problem that may have more than one correct answer. They call for students to apply their … Continue reading

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UNPACKING THE COMMON CORE

The acceptance of a new set of standards that is meant to strengthen our education system and create a better path for college readiness and career success is on the rise.  There are still a lot of questions about the … Continue reading

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