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Professional Development Videos

Using Performance Tasks to Target Student Support

This video features former teacher and current professional development provider Debbie Atwell discussing how performance tasks provide her more detailed evidence of student thinking and allow her to more effectively target her instruction to help students achieve learning objectives.

SOURCE: Understanding Proficiency

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4th Grade Performance Task Case Study

This is one student’s responses to each question in the performance task and includes score justifications, analysis of student performance, and a discussion of next steps for this student.

SOURCE: Understanding Proficiency

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4th Grade Math Performance Tasks Items 1-5

This set of scored student answers for Items 1-5 of the 4th grade math performance task provides examples of student work at each score point and offers scoring rationale for each sample response.

SOURCE: Understanding Proficiency

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Smarter Balanced 4th Grade Math Performance Task

This document, produced by Smarter Balanced, provides a full grade 4 performance task and scoring information from the Smarter Balanced Practice Test. The guide includes all items in the task, content rationale, scoring rubrics and sample student responses.

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