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Everyone is getting into the testing game...money to be made... #ccss

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The Difference Between Testing and Teaching

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It will take longer than 40 minutes to write this blog. It will take longer than 90 minutes to write this blog.

Via Darren Burris, DrJennieCarr
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Excellent points made here...

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Performance Tasks for ELA.wmv

This module will describe performance tasks in detail and provide examples of key features of the performance tasks that will form an important part of the S...
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How to Argue that Testing & Privatization are Harmful to Public Education – by Dov Rosenberg (Reblogged)

How to Argue that Testing & Privatization are Harmful to Public Education – by Dov Rosenberg (Reblogged) | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
How to Argue that Testing & Privatization are Harmful to Public Education by Dov Rosenberg on Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 1:12pm · (Reblogged)   High stakes tests & charter schools make...
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Designer of Value-Added Tests a Skeptic About Current Test Mania

Designer of Value-Added Tests a Skeptic About Current Test Mania | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it

Another great blog post by Anthony Cody...

 

Testing professional talks about "testing in a limited amount of the domain" and how effects assumptions about students AND teachers....

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PARCC Test Construction–From the Source

PARCC Test Construction–From the Source | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
Preface:  We should not be waiting for the tests to start adjusting our instruction and curricula to meet the demands of the new common core standards. That being said, I would be naive to pretend...
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Common Standards Driving Assessment Questions

Common Standards Driving Assessment Questions | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
Veteran Education Week reporters Catherine Gewertz and Erik Robelen bring you news and analysis of issues at the core of classroom learning.
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Educational Leadership:The Resourceful School:Changing the Poisonous Narrative

Educational Leadership:The Resourceful School:Changing the Poisonous Narrative | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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The ‘Blitz:’ What’s foisted on kids after standardized tests

The ‘Blitz:’ What’s foisted on kids after standardized tests | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
For some students in Georgia, the standardized testing season doesn’t end with the last standardized test they take. Here’s what is going on.
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Courtesy @skrashen, details on testing via the “new” #PARCC ...

Courtesy @skrashen, details on testing via the “new” #PARCC ... | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
However, PARCC also plans to create formative assessment tools for grades K-2. These tools are intended to be curriculum-embedded and voluntary, and to support teaching and learning in the early grades by providing ...
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The value of formative assessment « Teaching English using web 2.0

The value of formative assessment « Teaching English using web 2.0 | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
Dr. Robert J. Marzano details the specific benefits of formative assessment—assessment that is used during instruction rather than at the end of a course or unit in his book “Formative Assessment & Standard based grading“ ...
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NCTQ Assessment Study Flunks - Education Week News (blog)

NCTQ Assessment Study FlunksEducation Week News (blog)The researchers fail to tell the reader the Black and Wiliam are leading research proponents of formative assessment as a way to improve instruction and learning and have been publishing their...
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Peter Afflerbach: Formative Assessments and the Common Core

To view Dr. Hiebert's summary of Dr. Afflerbach's presentation, please visit: http://www.textproject.org/library/presentations/formative-assessments-and-the-...
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Great insights on assessment and the CCSS....understanding TASK complexity as well as TEXT complexity

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Teachers toolbox - Professor John Hattie's Table of Effect Sizes

Great grapic on effect sizes..

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Science Education on the Edge · Standards-Based Grading in the land of portfolios, blogs, and other time-sucking grumkins: a how-to guide

Science Education on the Edge · Standards-Based Grading in the land of portfolios, blogs, and other time-sucking grumkins: a how-to guide | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
Experimenting with student-centered science education...
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Pop Quiz on Testing

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FairTest's Lisa Guisbond creates her own multiple-choice exam to raise larger questions about high-stakes testing.....take the quiz

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Smarter Balanced Assessments | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

Smarter Balanced Assessments | Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it

SBAC Assessnent...

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Anna Kapnoullas

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Self-assessment tools for your students, great for formative assessment http://t.co/kqWxiIvu...
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Formative Assessment « Models By Design

Formative Assessment « Models By Design | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
One of the issues it raises is formative vs. summative assessment, which is a hot trend in education right now. Formative assessment is the kind that assesses where students are at (a snapshot), and summative is a ...
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Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment - The Educator's PLN

Rick Wormeli: Formative and Summative Assessment - The Educator's PLN | Assessment k-5 | Scoop.it
You have to begin to weigh formative versus summative assessment. Rick Wormeli, author of Fair Isn't Always Equal and Differentiation, explains the differe...
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