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Smarter Balanced Presentations

Presentations on the SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium.

Smarter Balanced Field Test Update, February 26, 2014 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test Update and Outreach Efforts, January 23, 2014 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

Update on Key Transition and Smarter Balanced Assessment Development Activities, November 19, 2013 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

Update on Statewide Assessment Transition to the Measurement of Academic Performance and Progress, November 6, 2013 (WMV; 01:04:07)
Video recording of Item Eight discussion at the November 2013 State Board of Education meeting.

Update on Key Transition and Smarter Balanced Assessment Development Activities, September 25, 2013 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

Update on Key Transition and Smarter Balanced Assessment Development Activities, August 15, 2013 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

Update on Statewide Assessment Transition and Smarter Balanced Assessment Development Activities, July 25, 2013 (PDF; 1MB)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

Update on Statewide Assessment Transition and Smarter Balanced Assessment Development Activities, July 10, 2013 (WMV; 42:40)
Video recording of Item Five discussion at the July 2013 State Board of Education meeting.

Update on Key Transition and Smarter Balanced Development Activities, June 11, 2013 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

A Smarter Balanced System for Assessing Mathematics Progress to Date (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives on May 14, 2013.

Update on Key Transition and Smarter Balanced Assessment Development Activities, May 14, 2013 (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives.

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium - On Track and Moving Forward (WMV; 01:24:21)
Video recording of a presentation (PDF) made by Joe Willhoft, Executive Director, Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, to the State Board of Education on May 8, 2013. Includes question and answer session with State Board members.

Initial Achievement Level Descriptors and Update on Key Smarter Balanced Activities (PDF)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives on April 9, 2013.

Transitioning California to a New Assessment and Accountability System (PDF)
Presented to the California Teachers Association State Council on April 6, 2013.

California Common Core Convening
Presentations made to stakeholders at the California Common Core Convening on March 8, 2013.

Fundamental Elements of Computer-Based and Computer Adaptive Testing (PDF; 1MB)
Presented to the Education Coalition representatives on February 13, 2013.

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