"Coming Soon: A New Generation of Assessments" : by Nancy A. Doorey

Nancy A. Doorey chronicles how two Common Core assessment consortia were created. Doorey explains why the U.S. Department of Education funded both the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) and the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium  (Smarter Balanced). She goes on to compare the two consortia, giving overviews of each and comparing key similarities and differences between the two. Read the article here.

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  • Channel: About the Common Core State Standards
  • Tags: Nancy A. Doorey, Common Core State Standards, CCSS, Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers, PARCC, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, Smarter Balanced, assessments, formative assessments, summative assessments, diagnostic assessments, students, teachers, English language arts, mathematics, speaking and listening, performance tasks, technology, computer, web-based
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