Interim Assessment Webinar Series

Webinar #1: The Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments [PDF Version] This video is designed for those educators who may be new to the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment System, or to those returning educators who need a refresher. In this session, we discuss the purposes of the interim assessments as well as how to navigate the systems on the CT Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal that allow users to view, administer, and score interim assessment blocks. We also present updated test blueprints for mathematics and English language arts/literary and highlight new enhancements to the Teacher Hand Scoring System.
Webinar #2: Using Interim Assessment Data [PDF Version] This video details provides ideas about using the information from the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments to inform instruction. In this session, we explain the score reporting process as well as the various reporting platforms and reporting features available. We also identify resources and instructional tools available through the Digital Library that can directly support instruction based on interim assessment outcomes.