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Why should you be aware of Tech enhanced question types for a good score in NYST?

Studies show that many students do not perform well in the state Summative assessments at the end of the school year in spite of knowing the concepts well. The reason for this is today’s state assessment requires that the students are well versed in use of computers to answer the different tech enhanced question types in addition to understanding the concepts.

The New York State Tests (NYST) is designed to test student understanding and achievement of the Next generation Learning standards.

The tests can be paper based or computer based. The students will encounter 3 different question types as a part of the NYST Tests.

The NYST tetst includes the item types such as

Multiple choice, single correct response

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which one choice will be correct. The student needs to select the correct answer choice.



Multiple choice, multiple correct responses

These are questions in which 4 answer choices will be provided for each question out of which more than one choice will be correct. The student needs to select all the correct answer choices.




Two-part multiple-choice, with evidence responses

This is a multiple choice question with 2 parts in which Part B involves identifying the reason or evidence for the answer of Part A



Short answer

This is a short essay type answer


Extended constructed response

This is an essay type answer.



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