SBAC Training, Practice Tests Available
Newly created practice tests and training tests provide an opportunity for students to experience most features, functionality, and item types included on the SBAC field test. Designed to provide students with an opportunity to quickly become familiar with the software and interface features, these training tests are available by grades bands 3-5, 6-8 and high school. There are approximately 8-9 Math and 6 ELA items per grade band.
Common Core and Beyond: SBAC Assessment Basics Video
Part of a video series by the California Teachers Association (CTA), the California Department of Education (CDE), the Comprehensive Center at WestEd, and the Association of California School Administrators, Smarter Balanced Assessment Basics was designed to deepen educator understanding of the Smarter Balanced assessments.
Sponsored through a grant provided by the National Education Association, the Common Core and Beyond seminars offer archived workshops; many provided by classroom practitioners; in the areas of curriculum, technology, literacy across the content areas, and assessment.