June 17, 2013. Smarter Balanced Assessment Summary. Introduction. developed by a multistate consortia of 26 states funded by the U. S. Dept. of Education based on the new Common Core State Standards
Benchmarked to college and career readiness
Teachers and schools have information and tools they need to improve teaching and learning
Common Core State Standards specify
K-12 expectations for college and career readiness
All students leave high school college and career ready
Teacher resources for
formative assessment practices
to improve instruction
Interim assessments Flexible, open, used for actionable feedback
are research-based instructional tools available to help teachers differentiate instruction.
will provide resources for teachers on how to collect and use information on student success.
are used to better understand student learning needs.
has organized this
in one table!
1 – Plan/research (DOK 3, 4)
2 – Analyze/interpret multiple resources (DOK 3, 4)
3 – Analyze information/resources (DOK 3)
4 – Use evidence (DOK 3, 4)
5 – Language/vocabulary use (DOK 1, 2)
6 – Edit/clarify (DOK 1)
7 – Technology use (DOK 1, 2)
Common Core State Standards
Sue Gendron with International Center for Leadership in Education
Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium