'CCSS Overview' photo (c) 2012, Wesley Fryer - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The California Educator, which is the bi-monthly magazine of the California Teachers Association, recently published a chart (and article explaining the chart) sharing the accommodations the SMARTER testing consortium is planning to make available to English Language Learners and learning disabled students in their electronic testing.

As you will see in my predictions for 2014 (look for them in The Washington Post sometime between now and January 1st), I don’t think they’ll do much good in the near-term because I anticipate that the spring “pilot” roll-out is going to be a disaster, but I’m still adding this info to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

Here’s a more useful resource:

What Does It Mean to “Align” PBL with Common Core? is from The Buck Institute For Education. I’m adding it to The Most Useful Resources For Implementing Common Core.