Free to All Georgia 8th Graders for the
2012-13 School Year
The Georgia Department of Education and the Office of Technology Services provides Georgia schools with a common assessment of 8th grade technology literacy. This common assessment will enable a true measure of our progress in meeting the part of No Child Left Behind Legislation that requires every student to be technologically literate by the time the student finishes the eighth grade. As well, this assessment will allow for extra points in the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) calculation. This assessment tool is available to all public schools for their 8th grade students and will allow schools and districts to measure results across Georgia and the Nation. If your school district is interested in participating in this assessment opportunity, please contact Kemberly Edwards-Morris, Ph.D., Learning.com, email@example.com, 800.580.4640 ext. 4530, or 404.483.7400.
Georgia Resource Link http://www.learning.com/resources/ga/index.htm
Step-by-step instructions on how to set up and administer the 21st Century Skills Assessment.
2012-2013 Testing Window: All Schools: 7/30/2012-5/24/2013
Listen to the webinar to setup accounts.
Statewide Goals for 8th Grade 21st Century Skills Assessment- School Year 2012-2013
Increase the number of 8th grade students participating in the 21st Century Skills Assessment from 34% (43,491 students) to 65% (81,250 students).
Increase the number of 8th grade students scoring in the "Advanced" category on the 21st Century Skills Assessment from 2% to 10%.
Increase the number of 8th grade students scoring in the "Proficient" category on the 21st Skills Assessment from 24% to 45%.
Decrease the number of 8th grade students scoring in the "Below Basic" category on the 21st Century Skills Assessment from 10% to 5%.