Tag archives for Testing & Accountability

  1. Understanding the Discovery Education Assessment Calendar

    Colby Tillman of the Discovery Education Assessment Support team joins me again to discuss some of the things that she is having conversations about during her week. This is the second in a series of podcasts, and discusses the Discovery Education Assessment calendar, locations within the DE site to more information, and some specific activities […]

  2. Making May Marvelous

    Well, 10 days into May and teachers are counting down the days until the buses leave campus for a well deserved summer hiatus of sorts. At the beginning of the school year, students walked patiently in straight lines are now trying to run, shout, scream, giggle, and jump like they are wild.  Some blame it […]

  3. More Assessment Tools

    In Debra Bolinger’s Januray blog post, “Assessment Sites”, she pointed 5th grade teachers to games to play in class. Well, our middle school teachers will like Internet4classrooms.com’s 6th, 7th, and 8th grade skills builders interactive sites in math, reading, and language mechanics.   http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_5th_original.htm http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_6th_original.htm http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_7th_original.htm http://www.internet4classrooms.com/skills_8th_original.htm Assessing Projects helps teachers create assessments that address 21st […]

  4. Snapshot from Fall Science Supervisors Meeting in Charlotte

    The Fall Science Supervisors Meeting was held in Charlotte, NC, October 29, 2008, in conjunction with the North Carolina Science Leadership Association (NCSLA) meeting and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) regional meeting.  The purpose of these meetings were to update districts on current North Carolina issues and national initiatives in science education. Elementary, Middle […]

  5. NC Revamps Computer Skills Test

    Framework for Change: The Next Generation of Assessments and Accountability North Carolina educators…have you heard the latest news on the NC Computer Skills??  The current NC computer skills test is to be reviewed and revised to ensure it measures 21st century ICT literacy, including understanding of systems of technology. The testing window for students to […]