Smarter Balanced is celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) with a list of books to incorporate into the back-to-school season. The following books celebrate Hispanic characters, stories, authors, and inclusive content- organized by grades 3-12.
Smarter Balanced is celebrating National Women’s Equality Day, which falls annually on August 26, with a reading list—highlighting women’s voices and the challenges they have faced in the field of education.
Santa Clara, CA, August 3, 2022—Smarter Balanced is pleased to announce the hirings of Bryce Carpenter, Ph.D. as its new Executive Administrative Officer and Rochelle Michel, Ph.D. as its new Deputy Executive Program Officer. The addition of these highly qualified individuals marks a commitment to building a robust organization committed to serving all students.
Smarter Balanced is pleased to announce the publication of two papers that explore the viability and use of through-year assessment models.
On June 19, 1865, a Union general named Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston, Texas, declaring that the Civil War was over and enslaved African-Americans were free.
Santa Clara, CA, June 13, 2022 – Smarter Balanced is excited to announce the hiring of Lynelle Morgenthaler as its new Executive Program Officer.
Smarter Balanced is celebrating Pride Month this year (June 2022) with a list of books you can share with your students searching for stories to read over the summer.
Smarter Balanced is pleased to share the findings from two practice briefs from Stanford University researcher Paulina Biernacki, “Assessing the Options: Considerations for provision of choice in assessment” and “Leveraging Student Perspective: Considerations for connecting assessment systems and multiple ways of knowing.”
Summer break is fast approaching, which means more opportunities for “me time” and adding books for teachers to your summer reading list!
This month, Smarter Balanced celebrates Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), which falls on May 19 and motivates audiences to reexamine digital accessibility and reflect on equitable digital access.