Options Area administrators and science teachers engaged in the third session of Shifting Instruction to the Core , this time focusing on Next Generation Assessments . Throughout this morning's session, participants made connections between the Instructional Shifts and Next Generation Assessments. Participants began by comparing traditional assessment to CCSS-aligned assessment, reviewing the research behind text complexity & text dependency, and engaging with a video on David Coleman's remarks on changes to the SAT. Teachers and administrators then spent time engaging with and reflecting on mini-assessments from Student Achievement Partners. Materials for the session are linked below. Presentation deck in PDF Reflection : Evidence Ranking Session III Notetaker Mini-Assessments for SAP: Grade 10 - The Force , Grade11 - Stalagmite Trio Scoring Rubric for Text-Based Writing
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