Monday, February 20, 2017

Use Edulastic for Interactive Formative Assessment as Well as PARCC and CMAS Practice

Edulastic is a free website that instantly shows who's on track and who needs help so teachers can
determine which students need further instruction.

Online assessment tools with technology-enhanced items like CMAS and PARCC give you a complete, instant view of student learning and growth.

Edulastic has an Assessment Library with assessments tied to standards for grades K-12. In addition to English Language Arts and Math assessments, this site also includes Science and Social Studies. Teachers can choose Common Core standards for ELA and Math. Although Colorado Science is listed, there are not any assessments available for this one at this time. However, there are some for the NGSS standards. There are also general Social Studies standards by grade level.

Teachers can assign the assessments are they are, or make create a new version in order to add, delete, or edit questions. In addition, it is possible to assign different point values to questions. Teachers can also create their own assessments if they do not find one that fits their needs.

There is a Report Section that allows teachers to view Mastery of Standards, Score, or Percentage
Teachers and students can use sign in with Google so there is not another login to remember. In addition, Edulastic syncs with Google Classroom for easy creation of classes and assignments.

Another good free site for interactive assessments with PARCC practice is EdCite. Click below to read Jan Parker's post: Online PARCC Practice, Aligned to CCSS


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