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Updates to the Smarter Balanced Technology Pages

To prepare schools and districts across the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium for successful implementation of the Smarter Balanced assessment system, a variety of updates have been made to the Technology page of the Smarter Balanced website. The Technology page on … Continue reading

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The End of Paper-and-Pencil Exams?

In a recent pilot program, kids as young as nine were asked to respond to online prompts and type out essays on a computer.   Are fourth graders computer-savvy enough to have their writing skills measured in an online assessment? … Continue reading

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How Tests Make us Smarter

TESTS have a bad reputation in education circles these days: They take time, the critics say, put students under pressure and, in the case of standardized testing, crowd out other educational priorities. But the truth is that, used properly, testing … Continue reading

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State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) Announces New Resource on Technology Readiness for Online Assessment

Free Webinar in Conjunction with Connected Educators Month October 9, 2013 (Washington, DC) – The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) today announced the availability of Implementing Online Assessments: Pathways to Success (assessmentstudies.setda.org), an online tool to assist states and … Continue reading

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Whats and Hows of the Smarter Balanced Assessment

K – 12 mathematics teachers and administrators are invited! If you are wondering about how the Smarter Balanced assessment will affect your school, what it can/will be used for and how will it be implemented, the Impact Center invites you … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Using Google for Online Assessment

For those of you who might want to start getting your kids used to online assessments!  It’s Free and easy. Using Google for Cost-Effective, Easy-to-Manage Online Assessment Thursday, August 29, 2013   3:00 pm EST / 12 pm PST Register … Continue reading

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Free Webinar for Schools on Cost Effective Assessments using Google Apps

Using Google for Cost-Effective, Easy-to-Manage Online Assessment Thursday, August 29, 2013 3:00 pm EST / 12 pm PST Register for the Webinar (https://newbaymedia.webex.com/newbaymedia/onstage/g.php?t=a&d=649135467) Sponsored by:  Google in Education and Acer In this webinar, speakers from Google and Acer’s Education teams … Continue reading

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