I'm trying to model/demonstrate the new TEI (technology enhanced items) with my students during lab time even though our computers are old. I put a smile on my face and keep trying to motivate and empower my students to feel at ease with all this testing.
Here are some links to help my parents and fellow teachers that follow my blog:
Blendspace ~ Collection of Resources ~ Created by Mrs. Gilkison
I try to help encourage my students to feel confident and relaxed during all of this testing by practicing released items, so they have a since of what it will be like.
Cause for Concern ~ How can we help our students?
Click on the picture to the left to read about the rigor and instructional time needed to take this year's ISTEP for the students in the state of Indiana.