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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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Education Week: Performance-Based Assessments Added to Acuity

Great news! We’re excited to announce that CTB/McGraw-Hill has added performance-based items and instructional resources to the Acuity platform. In an on-going effort to investigate and report on performance assessment tools, Education Week contacted CTB President Ellen Haley for “the … Continue reading

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The Acuity Lady: Live from ISTE 2013

For Acuity Product Manager Holly Bremerkamp, developing performance tasks is a labor of love.  As a former educator, Holly wished that she had a bank of rich performance tasks to choose from that met all of her expectations. Holly said, … Continue reading

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