Tag Archives: Discovery Education Assessment

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DEA: How to Access & Use Achievement Level Descriptors

DEA: How to Access & Use Achievement Level Descriptors

The team at Discovery Education Assessment released a new tutorial yesterday, one that should be of great interest for those using the Assessment service. Please follow this link to a short video that answers questions like: 1) What to the DEA performance levels mean? 2) How does one level compare to others? and 3) How can this

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Discovery Education Assessment: Delivering Constructed Response Tasks

Educators and administrators in schools and districts that subscribe to Discovery Education’s Assessment services should be sure to access our new online video tutorial detailing how to deliver DEA’s constructed response tasks to your students. This tutorial is available at: http://dlc.com/crtdelivery. This new process has also been highlighted during webinars delivered as part of Discovery’s Back-to-School offerings.

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Progress Zone Video Tutorials

We are excited to announce that a collection of video tutorials detailing the ins and outs of Progress Zone are now available on the help tab. These short videos take you from the basics to more sophisticated use in the re-designed student evaluation tool available to many educators across the U. S. and are available

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New Addition To High School Interim Assessment Suite

Attention high school teachers and administrators. Have you been waiting for a companion to the third course math interim assessment offered through Discovery. We are now pleased to announce the availability of English III assessments! English III classes can now be created through the bulk import Class List template. Also, for teachers, classes can be added

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Gauge Student Performance On a National Scale

Curious how the progress this school year of the students you know and work with every day measures up? Discovery Education is pleased to announce that it has developed a new tool for educators to use to compare the performance of the students in their district, school, or classroom to a national sample. With just a

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Interactive Item Summary

This short video was developed for our wonderful educators in Clark County, Nevada. But it has just as much utility for educators throughout the nation. Play the video right here from this blog if you are interested in brushing up on your skills, learning a few new strategies, or introducing yourself to one of the

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Effective STEM Assessment Techniques for Low-Incidence Populations

Thank you so much to Cary Supalo (Illinois State University/Independence Science) and Peg Hartwig (Marshfield Schools) for joining us to share their thoughts and expertise in the second event of our “Implementing Inclusive Assessment & Student Evaluation” series. In this event Supalo discussed his work advocating for and creating modifications to drive hands-on authentic lab

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Join Discovery For Two Upcoming Assessment Events

Please join us during the 2012-2013 school year as we travel the country for local workshops that focus on our Discovery Education Assessment tools. These exciting and interactive afternoons and evenings of professional development will highlight creative ways to meet your students’ needs using your Discovery Education Assessment tools and resources. Prizes will be many! Next week’s

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Progress Zone As A Check For Understanding

As educators who work with students in districts that use Discovery’s Benchmark Assessments move on from our first testing window, I wanted to repackage two of our spring Progress Zone “how to” webcasts. Armed with new actionable information about our students we will be remodeling our expected instruction and reteaching groups of students in some

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