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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
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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.

Sunday, September 27, 2015
This is PARCC

In this video, educators and experts provide an in-depth explanation of the rigorous process that determined the five PARCC performance levels. See how over 200 hundred teachers, higher education faculty and other content experts from the PARCC states determined what score a student must earn on the PARCC assessment in order to achieve a particular performance level.

Monday, September 21, 2015
This is PARCC

Pauline Carey, a teacher from Maryland, describes how she contributed to the development of PARCC. PARCC listened to hundreds of teachers, parents and content experts to understand what today's students need and built a test based on the expertise and experience of educators.

Monday, September 21, 2015
This is PARCC

In this video, Becky Loker, a teacher from Maryland, outlines how PARCC tests the skills we value. Unlike previous assessments that encouraged teaching to the test, PARCC measures complex skills, such as reasoning and problem solving, and examines whether students are able to apply what they have learned in class to real-world situations.

Monday, September 21, 2015
This is PARCC

Yufanyi Nshom, an algebra teacher from Washington, DC, explains how PARCC will help her help her students. As a standardized assessment that is given in multiple states, PARCC aims to level the playing field for all students and give teachers feedback so they can better prepare their students for college.

Monday, September 21, 2015
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Technology coordinator, Michael Roush from Ohio, explains the value of PARCC as a computer-based test. PARCC provides a flexible testing format that allows all students, including those with disabilities and English language learners, to more easily access the assessments.

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