Resources and Important Websites

Direct Link to PARCC Released Items this is a must to REVIEW

PARCC Educator Resource Page
We recommend that all teachers visit this page. From here you can find the Score Report Resources, Presentation Materials, Performatnce Level Descriptors, Blue Prints and Evidence Statements, Practice Tests, Technology Tutorials, Assessibility and Accommodations Manual and Test Item information.

The New Jersey Department of Education recently released the NEW "Mock Score Reports" for ELA and Math:
PARCCScoreReport16 Guide.pdf
SampleELAG3 PARCC Parent.pdf
SampleMathG5 PARCC Parent.pdf

The Math and ELA Resources have been moved and improved they can now be found by clicking on the Math and English Language Arts Tabs found above.

This page will be used to post updated information on the Common Core State Standards/New Jersey Student Learning Standards and the Partnership for Assessments of Readiness for College and Career (PARCC).  Look to these resources as you plan for the changes that will have to take place inorder for full implementation to occur in your school.

Many of the items are PARCC Resources from Educator Leader Cadre Training

Preparing for PARCC


Time and Task of testing Unit
PARCC PBA Schedule.docx

Blue Prints: Forms, Claims and Evidence

Vocabulary to Prep for PARCC

Scoring Information

Understanding PARCC's Scoring System.pdf

Lessons Learned from 2014 Field Test


Time and Task of testing Unit
PARCC PBA Schedule.docx

Practice with Sample Questions

Vocabulary to Prep for PARCC

Practice with all of the Tutorials

Information for Parents and Teachers:

PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations:  Look to this document to see accommodations that will be available for all students including extra time and text to speech for math.

NEW 4rd Edition!!!
AnA PARCC 4th Ed.pdf

With Annotations

FAQ on Accessibility Features and AccommodationsPARCC FAQ AnA.pdf
***Assessment Administration Guidance ***

PARCC Accessibility and Accommodation Resource Doc: This short document breaks down the manual with links to specific items.

PARCC - PARCC Accessibility Features and Accommodations inf.pdf
PARCC Accessibility and Accommodation Parent and Teacher info Guides PARCC Teacher Guide ELL.pdfPARCC Teacher Guide AnA.pdf
PARCC Parent Guide AnA.pdf
PARCC Accessibility and Accommodation Presentation:  This Power Point can be use to bring important information to all staff member on this innovative change to assessment.
Access for All PPT.pptx

Workshop handouts
Plan of Action AnA.docx
AnA Note Catcher.docx

PARCC Frequently Asked Questions:  A major resource for anyone new the PARCC.

PARCC information for Parents: This is a must have starting point for all parents.

PARCC parents .pdf
NJEA Review Sept. 2013:  This detailed article outlines the adoption and implementation of the Common Core State Standards.

Common Core Review NJEA.pdf
Coming Soon: PARCC Lessons Learned

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Coming Soon: PARCC Lessons Learned
Testing Coordinator PARCC Resources

VIDEO: The responsibilities of a PARCC Test Administrator and what a testing day will look like

Blue Prints and Test Specs

PARCC has released a set of test specification documents, includingassessment blueprints and evidence statement tables, to help educatorsand the general public better understand the design of the PARCCassessments. 

The full manual on how to read the ELA documents

From NVCC, times, questions, points

PARCC PBA Schedule.docx
Prepping for PARCC Resources
These are very useful documents that were presented at the July Conference in Chicago.  Each will give insight into grading and successful strategies.Prepping for the PARCC.docx







NVCC Video Support

This 15 minute video will give you everything you need to create a PARCC-like assessment that can be automated to grade and deliver scores to teacher and student.  All using Free web based software.  Well worth the learning curve! Created by Jon Regan.

Bonus: Visual Solutions our favorite resource + getting Download Helper
Digital Solutions 814 JB.docx
In less than a minute you can begin to internalize the 8 Mathematical Practices.  Deia Sanders gave and excellent workshop at the PARCC Conference July 2014 that concluded with this new learning.

SGO's for 2014-2015, so you want to know what's new just listent the "SGO Guy" another NVCC production created by Jon Regan.

FAQ's on SGO from NVCC
SGO.FAQ from the NVCC.docx

Wondering about Twitter, wonder no longer and watch the following!

The series of web resources found below have been found to be useful in supporting the implementation of the CCSS and in finding PARCC-like TASKS.

A Link to iTunesU PARCC/CCSS Resources
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Content Area Resources for English Language Arts - Live Binder by Patty McGee
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Alabama is posting an example of a math and ELA standard with a real world example each week.  The purpose is to give the public a better understanding of the CCSS.

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K-12 CCSS Resources + information on Major, Supporting and Additional standards for all grade levels.


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Above link takes you to the New Curriculum Framework Docs

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Engage NY has amazing resources and videos

Go here for more EngageNY support

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This website and the resources available for K-12 support the kinds of tasks students will be asked to perform on the PARCC assessments.

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This website ends the use of math worksheets as a homework tool.  

This is a Live Binder with a multitude of CCSS resources

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North Carolina also posting excellent resources for CCS

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All the digital materials needed to teach over twenty courses in Mathematics and Science are available for the free use by any student or teacher.  These courses are part of the Progressive Mathematics Initiative (PMI) and Progressive Science Initiative (PSI).  These initiatives incorporate these digital materials and a powerful set of research proven teaching methods have increased student achievement.

Math Resources can now be found by clicking on the Math tab at the top of the page.