New Online Assessment from the WIDA Consortium
In 2015-16, WIDA will administer the new, online annual summative assessment, ACCESS for ELLs 2.0, to replace the current paper-based version.
Dynamic Learning Maps Software Updates
Want to learn more about automated scoring? Read this research report from Smarter Balanced's pilot testing of its automated scoring system.
Registration Extended for ELPA21 Field Test
ELPA21 has extended registration for its Field Test and Platform and System Trial until January 16, 2015. Field testing will take place February 2, and this is an opportunity for teachers, administrators, and schools to preview the ELPA21 online assessment and “test the test.”
Alternate Assessment Consortia Updated Summaries
The K-12 Center at ETS has created updated summaries (with illustrations) on the designs of two alternate assessment consortia—the Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Alternate Assessment Consortium and the National Center and State Collaborative (NCSC). The one-page summaries can be accessed on the K-12 Center’s alternate assessment consortia page.