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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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Nurture 21st Century Skills: Register for Acuity Webinar Today!

We are hosting an Acuity/BrainPOP webinar on Thursday, September 12th from 2:30pm – 3:15pm CST that will focus on how the Acuity BrainPOP integration supports and nurtures 21st Century Skills readiness. The 21st Century Skills initiative is at the heart … Continue reading

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Special Promotion: Stretch Your Assessment Budget

Summer is flying by and that means it is time to replenish your TABE® materials, and to consider additional TABE products that will help your students improve on the skills needed to compete in today’s job market. TABE® remains 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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