PTS PARCC Parent Workshop Series (videos)

November 12, 2014: PARCC Practice Tests 
Universal Design Tools and ELA and Mathematics Test Items
This parent/guardian workshop updates the latest information regarding the PARCC assessment, demonstrates the assessment tool bar and universal design and allows parents to take a practice PARCC assessment with guided facilitation of district leaders.  Online ELA and Mathematics curricular tools, presently available, will be reviewed. 

September 30, 2014: PARCC Basics

This parent/guardian workshop briefly covers the history of the CCSS and PARCC, shares the 5W’s and H (who, what, when, where, how, why) of the 2014 PARCC, details how the district has and continues to prepare for PARCC, and compares questions from the previous state assessment (NJASK/HSPA) to PARCC questions.   

Future Workshop Dates:

  • February 10, 2015
  • April 22, 2015 

Part 1 - Overview of  PARCC

Part 2 - ELA Presentation

Part 3 - Mathematics Presentation

Part 4 - PARCC Updates and Digital Literacy

Part 5 - Language Arts
Sampling of PARCC Performance Based Assessment Practice Test 

Part 6 - Mathematics
Sampling of PARCC End of Year Practice Test