Find out how PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) is different from other standardized tests. Online practice tests help students and parents to familiarize themselves with the format and kinds of items on the tests.
A few weeks ago, I hosted a chat on writing standards-based individualized education program goals aligned to common core reading and math standards.
The standards don’t allow enough flexibility for students who learn differently In a recent discussion board thread on reading comprehension challenges in autism, a special-education teacher commented that her students can’t understand the assigned reading passages.
In the 2013-2014 school year, Maryland adopted the Common Core State Standards, designed to provide students with knowledge and skills needed for success in college and careers. Next year, Maryland will implement new statewide tests, PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) assessments
A Maryland Public Television education special, Today’s Student Tomorrow’s Workforce highlights the new Common Core State Standards and how students are being prepared for college and careers. The program, originally aired on Nov. 21, 2013, features expert panelists who discuss how the more rigorous curriculum in mathematics and language arts can best prepare students in…