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Standardized Tests - Pros & Cons - More Than Half of All U.S. Colleges and Universities Are Already ACT/SAT Optional for Fall 2022 Applicants. For further information, contact: Bob Schaeffer(239) 395-6773 mobile (239) 699-0468 for immediate release Wednesday, February 17, 2021 High school juniors planning to apply to college in fall 2022 can rest a bit easier about the application process.

More Than Half of All U.S. Colleges and Universities Are Already ACT/SAT Optional for Fall 2022 Applicants

Fifty-five percent of all bachelor-degree granting schools in the U.S. have already announced that they will not require ACT or SAT standardized exam scores for at least one more admission cycle. A new, free directory published by FairTest, the National Center for Fair & Open Testing, ( lists 1,350 U.S. four-year colleges and universities as test-optional or test-free for fall 2022 applicants. FairTest’s list of schools not requiring ACT or SAT scores from current high school juniors includes all eight members of the Ivy League, other selective private institutions such as Emory, Rice, and Stanford, and many flagship public universities such as Ohio State, Penn State, Virginia, Wisconsin and the University of California. 40 Alternative Assessment Ideas for Learning - TeachHUB. Data analysis protocol. Doing It or Doing It Well? Using Data for Learning. Blog reposted from About five years ago, I decided that it was time to get in shape.

Doing It or Doing It Well? Using Data for Learning

An infomercial caught my eye and I found myself ordering a video program, weights, bands, nutritional guide, and pull-up bar while waiting impatiently for my new life to begin. After the second day of inserting a DVD into my computer and following along, I realized this commitment was not going to be easy. With persistence, in about a month, I felt I was actually making progress and able to do the exercises.

However, just as I began to swell with pride, I caught a glimpse of myself in the fireplace glass and gasped. Was I “doing” the exercise? I was reminded of this moment recently when working with a collaborative team analyzing data. Each teacher on the fourth grade elementary team brought data from a recent assessment from his or her own class. Were they looking at data to determine if students had learned? How To Align Curriculum Within And Across Grades. Question Types on Assessments - Google Slides.

Rubric Maker - Create custom assessments. RubiStar Home. Free contemporary K-12 curriculum design - ThemeSpark. Home of free rubric tools: RCampus. Welcome to iRubric iRubric is a comprehensive rubric development, assessment, and sharing tool. Designed from the ground up, iRubric supports a variety of applications in an easy-to-use package. Best of all, iRubric is free to build and share. iRubric Enterprise Edition empowers schools with an easy-to-use system for monitoring student learning outcomes and aligning with standards.

Click. Click. Build, Assess, Share, Collaborate. "Use rubrics like never before. " It's Free to Build Rubrics and Share. I just click on the box under each one of these,... and it does all the math for me. "Free Rubrics? iRubric Enterprise Edition "Monitor student learning outcomes the efficient way. " Rubrics and Rubric Makers. As we all know grading is the most necessary procedures of our career.

Rubrics and Rubric Makers

It might just be me, but grading is the bane of my existence. Do you feel the same way? Grading large works, especially towards the end of the school year, feels like it is an endless and mindless process. I remember a few years back when I helped grade over 4,000 essays from a neighboring school district. The only thing I can relate the feeling of completing that grading session was giving birth to my daughter. When you grade large works of any kind it is very difficult for even the most competent people to remain 100% objective. Not only do rubrics lead to better equality in assessment, but it gives you standard that will help you understand exactly what you are looking for in the quality of work.

Rubrics are essential to grading student assignments effectively. Rubrics make grading quicker, clearer, and more objective. Response to Intervention.