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Standards-based assessment and Instruction

Getting Started

Tips for Schools and Districts

Exemplars makes it possible for schools, districts and teachers to get started with excellent standards-based performance assessment and instruction.

To help you use our material, we would like to share some suggestions from experienced Exemplars users and workshop participants. The links on the left include ideas and tips to help teachers, schools and districts get started on the right foot. These exercises can be used individually as a model or in staff development sessions.

To download a complete hardcopy version of our step-by-step tutorial please click here. (Please allow several minutes for download on slower connections).

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Here's What People Are Saying

We see the benefits of writing in mathematics; of using performance assessments in mathematics rather than simply relying on a multiple-choice assessment. Since we stress having students illustrate their thinking in words, pictures and numbers, Exemplars is a wonderful tool ...

D. Walston

Senior Coordinator-Mathematics

Norfolk Public Schools

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