Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Writing is playing a crucial role in the CCSS performance tasks that are heavily weighted on both the PARC and SmarterBalanced. Here is a report that looks at all sides of the issues...and gives thought for teachers to reflect on classroom practices. Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief.


Experts weigh in on Common Core performance tasks

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Tests aligned with the Common Core State Standards include open-ended questions often referred to as performance tasks. This article examines the pros and cons of these questions and whether they are more effective than traditional multiple-choice formats. The Hechinger Report (5/20)Bookmark and Share

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