Introduction to Smarter Balanced Item and Performance Task Development Procedure

The following presentation introduces educators to commonly used terms and concepts that are part of the development of items and performance tasks. In the presentation, educators will:

  • be introduced to the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium;
  • learn more about the Common Core State Standards and item and content specifications; and
  • learn about the various item and task types that are developed for the Smarter Balanced assessment system. 

The presentation is available in the following formats: