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How can my district prepare for the new Common Core State Standards online test?

Last weekend I presented at the California Math Council conference in Asilomar, California, and a month earlier at the council’s Palms Spring conference. I presented on the technology implications of the new Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) state test. I defined “adaptive assessment” for the audience and discussed the logistics of online testing, and we had a super discussion on the entire topic.
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The Problem with Sorting:  Putting ELL Kids into Low-level Programming

Hispanics have recently surpassed African Americans as the largest minority group in the United States. Immigration has accelerated, and larger numbers of children in U.S. schools come from homes where English is not the primary language. Students referred to as English Language Learners (ELL students) are the fastest growing segment of the student population.
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