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Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers

Videos

Sunday, January 3, 2016
This is PARCC

Greeley, Colo. high school English language arts teacher Troy Rivera discusses how he uses PARCC assessment tools, and the score report information found on UnderstandTheScore.org, in order to help his students grow throughout the year.

Monday, December 14, 2015
This is PARCC

Massachusetts elementary school teacher Jeffrey Cipriani explains how he uses PARCC K-2 tools from the PARCC Partnership Resource Center to hone students' key reading comprehension skills in a fun, accessible way.

Sunday, December 6, 2015
This is PARCC

Hilary Shelton, the NAACP's Washington Bureau Director and Senior Vice President for Advocacy, talks about the power of education to transform lives and why good assessments are a crucial tool in education.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015
This is PARCC

Dr. Bari Erlichson, special assistant at the New Jersey Department of Education, speaks with Ray Pinney of the New Jersey School Boards Association about why the state chose PARCC, how the assessments measure student progress, and what the adoption of the exams means for students in the Garden State.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
This is PARCC

To be prepared for success in the 21st century economy, students need complex skills such as critical thinking and problem solving. In this video, New Mexico educators discuss how the PARCC assessments measure whether students are learning these skills and are on track for the next grade and ultimately, for college and careers.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Understanding the Score

Emil Carafa, a principal from New Jersey, talks about what it means to have a more rigorous assessment such as PARCC. A more rigorous test does not add more work; instead, it ensures that students have a deeper understanding of what they are learning.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Understanding the Score

In this video, Kristina Sparfven, a teacher from Rhode Island, explains how the PARCC results help her in her role as an educator. Teachers can look at the PARCC scores to identify where their students' strengths are and where they need support and can adjust their instruction accordingly.

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Understanding the Score

Sarena White, a teacher from Louisiana, talks about why it is important to have good assessments. Tests, such as PARCC, that require critical thinking and justifying answers drive instruction to where teachers teach those valuable skills in their classrooms every day.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Educator Webinars

In this webinar, district leaders learn about the objectives of the PARCC assessments and changes to this year's PARCC administration, get a preview of the score reports and learn about new tools and interactive resources for educators and parents to support student achievement. Presented by: Angela Chamness, Division Administrator, Illinois State Board of Education, Jeff Nellhaus, PARCC Inc.'s Chief of Assessment and Callie Riley, PARCC Inc.'s Associate Director for State Engagement.

Sunday, October 4, 2015
Understanding the Score

Three educators (Laura Shelton, Sabrina Brown-Robinson and Emily Alvarez) walk parents through the PARCC score reports that are coming out in fall 2015. Learn what to expect from the results, understand what your childÕs overall score and performance level mean and find out what you can do to support your child in school.

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