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Smarter Balanced Testing Resources


The Practice and Training Tests mirror the types of items students will see on the upcoming Common Core assessment.  

Sample items and Performance Task Samples  The samples include nearly 50 assessment items and performance tasks, including examples of technology-enhanced items that take advantage of computer-based testing. In addition, sample performance tasks showcase the extended classroom-based activities students will experience as part of the Smarter Balanced assessment system.  

 

Practice Test How-To Screen Shots (updated 1.30.2014)

Step-by-Step Student Directions for SBAC Practice Test (updated 2.24.2014)

Smarter Balanced Question Types

Smarter Balanced Technology Enhanced Items Overview

Students Accounts Portal

Secondary students can change their password to make it more secure and enroll in the Self Service Reset Password Management in case they forget with the links below.

Password Reset Page

Self Service Reset Password Management

 

footsteps2brilliance

Foot Steps 2 Brilliance

Google Drive
 

Google Classroom
 

Illuminate
 


Destiny Library System

AR Book Finder

Renaissance Learning (AR)


Khan Academy


BrainPOP

BrainPOP Jr.

BrainPOP ELL


Bridges Math Apps
       

 

Clever Single Sign-On (SSO)

Clever

MangaHigh

Lexia CORE 5

Benchmark

Big Ideas Learning

Lexia Strategies


myLexia

Kidblog

typing.com

Wixie
 

Newsela
 

ST Math

 

Renaissance Learning (AR)


Renaissance Learning (AR)


AR Book Finder

The Math Learning Center
 


 


 
Student access to Scholastic Read 180 and System 44.

Khan Academy

 Khan Academy

Watch. Practice. Learn almost anything—for free.

What started out as Sal making a few algebra videos for his cousins has grown to over 2,100 videos and 100 self-paced exercises and assessments covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.

Since the Khan Academy videos are streamed from Youtube/Education they are available to be viewed by students on the PVUSD network without the need to override the content filter.  Teachers may need to use their override to unblock Youtube.com in order to play the videos.




 
Johnnie's Math Page is the site to find fun math for kids, math games, and even a little math homework help.

Interactive math activities from across the web have been organized by topic to make math learning enjoyable and interesting.

For parents and teachers, you will find math lessons and math worksheets as well as links to other math teaching resources.  

For those who like a challenge, you will find free math games in the math puzzles section

 

Intel® Teach to the Future is a worldwide effort to help teachers integrate technology into instruction and enhance student learning.

Student Login for thinking tools