Resources to Prepare Students and Teachers for Online Standardized Tests
Practice Test Items/Online Support Materials:
AzMerit online Assessment Support Materials (These are short samples-a full practice test is coming soon)
Students must click and drag to complete sample items. The teacher version is the same so teachers can also practice clicking, dragging with mouse, etc. The teacher version includes Rationale, Standards & Metadata.
*Click here for a breakdown of what tech skills are used in each sample assessment and suggestions for practicing those skills.
AIR sample items: http://demo.tds.airast.org/AIRAssessment/
MPS Research & Evaluation AZMerit information: http://www.mpsaz.org/research/intranet/testing/azmerit-testing/
Practice Tests from Florida, Utah, and Oregon (These are similar to Azmerit):
Sage Portal- http://sageportal.org
FSA Portal- http://fsassessments.org/training-tests
OAKS Portal - http://oaksportal.org/students/
My Math technology enhanced tests (3rd-5th)
Click here for the link to the video about the technology-enhanced test items.
Click here for a link to a Google Doc about the technology-enhanced items.
Big Ideas Dynamic Assessment and Progress Monitoring Tool (6th-8th)
A new version was released January 5th that has technology enhanced items including drag and drop and graphing.
Click here for login link and MPS resource page.
Resources to teach typing -click here for list.
Edmodo Snapshot -Click here for info.
Standards-based question bank to create instant formative assessments. Requires signing up for a free account. Start here at the EdTech Edmodo resource page.
Edcite -click here.
Edulastic- click here
Circulet- click here.
Blog posts & web articles: