Use Plickers for quick checks for understanding to know whether your students are understanding big concepts and mastering key skills. Select the Linked URL to the right to visit the Plickers website.Read more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to unpack sample assessment items to support instructional decision-making. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• What can you learn from examining sample assessment items?
• How...Read more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants though a brief lesson on how to assess text complexity. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• Why is it important to teach complex texts?
• How do you anticipate and plan for the challenges a text might bring?...Read more

In this video, Dr. Bonnie A. Hain leads participants through a brief lesson on how to use several PARCC resources to plan ELA instruction. Questions to consider while viewing the video include:
• What can you learn from looking at sample assessment tasks?
• Why is it helpful to use...Read more