We are pleased to provide this site as a resource for you. The Common Core Standards initiative has gained unprecedented momentum with more and more states signing on to adopt these standards going forward. In order to assist you, we have done some research and are pleased to provide some resources that you can access to get more information on the Common Core Standards.
Riverside Common Core State Standard Solutions
Riverside® Interim Assessments
Assessment should not be an isolated event; it should be part of an ongoing cycle of improved and tailored instruction. Riverside now offers research-based interim assessments that can be given throughout the year. Built to the Common Core State Standards, these innovative assessments answer the needs of schools like yours--providing better ways to demonstrate student progress throughout the school year and to help all students succeed on higher-stakes tests. They complete your balanced assessment program by giving you a year-long method of tracking growth and making sure students are where they should be.
Iowa Assessments, Form E answers the needs of schools like yours-providing better ways to measure achievement and to help students prepare for college and career and at the same time to help educators prepare for Common Core. Featuring an all-new four-color design, flexibility in administration, and a host of other enhancements, Form E features all new content to reflect today's challenging educational landscape, including the transition towards Common Core State Standards accountability. Form E offers many reporting options, both paper and online, that report to Common Core. Additional Information
The Assess2Know item bank allows educators the ability to build quality assessments to measure student progress for grades two through high school. All Assess2Know items include attributes such as Bloom’s Taxonomy and cognitive difficulty levels as well as answer choice rationales based on common student misconceptions. Development work is currently being completed to expand the content aligned to Common Core State Standards. Additional Information
Watch a Pre-Recorded Common Core Webinar
In order to help you understand what the common core standards mean overall, we are pleased to provide you with a free webinar that will help you deconstruct the requirements into an understandable format.
The webinar will cover:
- An overview of the math and reading standards.
- How this new initiative and theory of common core standards will impact districts.
- How the current and future structure of assessments will be impacted.