3.1 Module 3 Overview


Next Generation online assessments will be implemented in Michigan schools in the 2014-2015 school year.  This module is designed to provide an overview of what to expect from the new assessments.


Introduce teachers to next generation assessments by exploring the SBAC, NGAP, and PASST assessments.

Learning Objectives

After completing this module, the educator will 

  • Know the basic terms of the Next Generation Assessments and its components
  • Understand how the Next Generation Assessments will differ from the current statewide tests in both content and delivery method
  • Make connections between the Next Generation Assessments and College and Career Readiness Standards
  • Consider how to modify classroom practices to help students be better prepared for success on online Next Generation Assessments (may reword this to reflect general student success, not just assessment success)

Module Outcome

Participants will explore various next generation assessments and reflect upon how these assessments impact classroom practice.

Digital Portfolio - Module 3

To support your learning in this module, you will be updating your Digital Portfolio with reflections and responses based on your learning.

This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete

You are now ready to move on to the first learning activity: 3.2 Introduction to Next Generation Assessments

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