Susan Schnaufer PARCC Consortium “New York is a governing state in the Partnership for the Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC or Partnership), which will develop a K-12 assessment system aligned to the Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics. These assessments will help states which have joined the Partnership – including New York – to dramatically increase the number of students who graduate high school ready for college and careers.” 2014-15 estimated to begin assessments A performance-based assessment (PBA) component, administered after approximately 75% of the school year, and An end of year assessment (EOY) component, administered after approximately 90% of the school year. (http://usny.nysed.gov/rttt/standards-assessments/parcc.html) http://www.parcconline.org/ http://www.parcconline.org/samples/item-task-prototypes It is important to learn and use the vocabulary (technology based) that will be on the exam. Drag and drop Highlight/select Click Submit Can you think of any others? Keyboarding skills/mouse control Composing at the keyboard Switching between windows/having more than 1 window open at a time On-screen reading Research/giving credit Online math problems Many online questions Critical reading Short reading passages Grammar Math Multiple Choice Constructed Response Fill-in the blank Primary through high school www.castlelearning.com Online math problems Pre-K through High school www.ixl.com/signin/eden Online books Tracking words on screen Comprehension questions Reading levels = Pre-K-5 www.Raz-Kids.com Web page + Word document Questions on Word document (downloaded from my web page) Reading selection on web site Students select text on web page and drag to answer area on Word Document (to simulate window on exam). http://www.parcconline.org/samples/english- language-artsliteracy/grade-6-tecr-narrative-writingtask I have not tried this with the students yet – just a prototype Create a PowerPoint slide Insert a picture of a number line Insert a circle shape with a fraction grouped with it Students can drag the fraction to the proper place on the number line http://www.parcconline.org/samples/mathematics/grade -3-mathematics-number-line http://www.ccsstoolbox.com/parcc/PARCCPrototype_ma in.html Online document creation – no need to print Online questions/tests Present information on-line www.mybigcampus.com Typing Type to Learn 4 Word documents PowerPoint projects TypingWeb.com Research Gathering information from websites and databases Working with images Learning how to give credit (use www.easybib.com) BrainPop Any questions?