Archive for measures of academic progress

Teacher Comics: Three Types of Test Takers

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on January 9, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Teacher Comics: This Makes No Sense!!!

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , on January 7, 2014 by Christopher Pearce

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Never forget the last round of M.A.P. testing.

Teaching Comics: The end of the beginning

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , on November 21, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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A colleague of mine (and a damn fine teacher in his own right) did a little math and figured out we now give up over 20% of our school year to standardized testing in a school year year. OVER TWENTY PERCENT.

Teaching Comics: Measure your measure

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on November 20, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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I want to be clear, this is a complete failing on my part… or at least, on the part of my district. My students did a very good job working with this test but most of the scoring information the test gave them at the end was nothing they could understand, outside of their Lexile level.

Teaching Comics: The old ways

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 19, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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Ticondergoa ┬ástill hasn’t sent me any ┬ápencils for all my free advertising of their fine product in this comic. Can you believe that!?!

Teaching Comics: MAP to the future!

Posted in 2013-2014 school year with tags , , , , , , on November 18, 2013 by Christopher Pearce

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M.A.P. – Measures of Academic Progress

O.G.T. – Ohio Graduation Test

P.L.C. – Professional Learning Community

P.A.R.C.C. – Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Career

S.R.I. – Scholastic Reading Inventory

O.M.G.A.T.S.T.A.I – Oh My God All These Standardized Tests Are Insane.

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