PARCC in Massachusetts

One teacher's attempt to connect with other educators across Massachusetts and beyond and provide relevant, up-to-date, and sometime helpful information on next generation assessments, common core state standards implementation, and college and career ready initiatives

PARCC Video Series from PBS


With field tests coming and the formation of a timeline for thoughtful implementation, communicating about PARCC becomes increasingly important for teachers, parents, students, and all citizens of the Commonwealth. The following three videos communicate broadly about PARCC and provide everyone a great orientation to this shift in assessment.  Special thanks to the PBS affiliate in Tennessee for putting this out and making it applicable to anyone within a PARCC state.

Why We Need Better Tests in the 21st Century

What is PARCC?

PARCC is State-Led Effort

One comment on “PARCC Video Series from PBS

    October 30, 2013

    GREAT stuff! Thanks once again for sharing… passing it on to my principal!


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