PARENTS and STUDENTS

What’s New? Access the most current SBAC information for parents and students here.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Website

Family Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

Hot Topic: Common Core and Smarter Balanced

Practice and Training Test Login  

Smarter Balanced Fact Sheet for Parents

Benefits of Smarter Balanced

Parent Roadmap - English/Language Arts

Parent Roadmap - Math

 

TEACHERS

What’s New? Access the most current SBAC information for teachers here.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Website

Frequently Asked Questions

Practice and Training Test Login

Manuals and User Guides

Classroom Activities

Scoring Guides

Performance Task Writing Rubrics

Smarter Balanced Digital Library  

   

NEWSLETTERS

December 2014

November 2014

September 2014

 

Smarter Balanced: Smarter Webinar Series

Mark your calendars for a series of webinars designed to provide you the latest information on the Smarter Balanced 2015 interim and operational tests. Live links for webinar registration will be included in the next newsletter.

-   Tue, May 12, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM PDT

-   Tue, Jun 16, 2015 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM PDT                                                

In case you are unable to attend a session, all webinars will be posted to OSPI’s Smarter Balanced website at: http://www.k12.wa.us/SMARTER/Webinars.aspx. 

 

MEDIA FEATURES

The Common Core Curriculum Void - National Public Radio

Teachers Hit the Common Core Wall - National Public Radio

 

 

ARTICLES

It's Time for a New Accountability in American Education

What Does a Good Common Core Lesson Look Like?