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Common Core for Students

Shifts in Learning

Shifts for Students and Parents

A downloadable presentation for EngageNY that addresses the 12 shifts in learning as a result of the California Common Core State Standards.

Student Resources

Online Calculators

Click on the Calculator for your grade level below to practice using this online tool.  This tool is part of the Smarter Balanced online testing tools and students will be expected to use this tool for designated items.


Grade 6

Grades 7-8

Grade 11

 

 

Equation Response Editor Tool

Click on the Equation Response Editor tool below.  This tool is part of the Smarter Balanced online testing tools and students will be required to use this tool to enter answers that are numbers, expressions, or equations.

 

 

Try the Smarter Balanced Practice and Training Tests

NOTE: USE MOZILLA FIREFOX OR GOOGLE CHROME TO ACCESS THE PRACTICE AND TRAINING TESTS. THE PRACTICE AND TRAINING TESTS WILL NOT OPEN IN INTERNET EXPLORER.
Instructions:

  1. Click on the logo above to go to the Smarter Balanced Practice and Training Tests.
    The practice and training tests work in some browsers but not in others.  If it doesn’t work for you, try another browser such as Firefox.
  2. Ignore First Name, State-SSID and Session ID.  Just click the “Sign In” button.

  3. On the "Is This You?" page, select a grade and then click the “Yes” button.

  4. On the "Your Tests" page, choose a test.

  5. This will bring you to the "Choose Settings" page.  Select the option(s) you want, and then press the “Select” button.

  6. On the “Is This Your Test?” page, click the “Yes, Start My Test” button.

  7. After reviewing the "Test Instructions and Help", click on "Begin Test Now".