How to Effectively Use Calculators on the Smarter Balanced Assessment

The Smart Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) is a Common Core-aligned assessment system used in many states. One tool for students is the built-in Desmos calculator, which can be used on multiple sections of the test across numerous grade levels. External … Continue reading

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Illinois state receives $7 million grants

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has been awarded $7 million grants by The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) to develop a data system named Illinois Statewide Longitudinal P-20 Data System (SLDS). “The ability to collect and track data … Continue reading

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Connecticut announces New Smarter Balance Assessment results

Connecticut State releases test results Connecticut State Department of Education releases New Smarter Balanced Assessments results all over the state for the academic year 2014-15. According to the State Department of Education 55.4% students out of which 11 students from … Continue reading

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