Looking to increase WebXam test scores? Check out these assessment items.
The following course assessment items (questions, activities, and project ideas) are aligned to the specific Depth of Knowledge (DOK) levels of rigor for the course competencies. Implementing the assessment items or similarly created assessment items at the specific DOK levels of rigor for the course competencies will ultimately impact student learning in your class and increase performance on your WebXam test. If you would like more information regarding how to create your own assessment items for a course, please contact Christi Kerns, Penta Career Center,740-646-3962.
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CAREER AND LABOR MARKET INFORMATION
CURRICULUM RESOURCES CENTERS AND LESSON PLANS
|There are multiple online curriculum resource centers maintained by professional associations, foundations, state and federal agencies, colleges, and universities. The next two sections focus on school/teacher/student curriculum centers, and those maintained by corporations and organizations.|
|Language Arts and Literature:|
|An information index is a set of topic menus and sub-menus where selections are narrowed to find what you need. Yahoo is the most popular, but there are other choices, including indexes customized for students.|
|Laws & Rules|
|Libraries and Museums|
|The following sites will link you to libraries, museums, and exhibits throughout the world. They also allow you to communicate with experts and explore special topics in depth.|
|Preparing for College|
|The sites below offer a variety of curriculum resources for technology, planning, finding grants, writing proposals, managing online resources, doing staff development, communicating with colleagues, and performing various daily duties.|
|The following resources include age appropriate sites to help students answer their own questions, complete homework assignments, and do focused online research screening out extraneous and inappropriate content.|
|Sample Company/Organization Curriculum Collections|
|Many companies and organizations that provide educational goods and services now offer online curriculum resources, such as the examples below.|
|Sample School/Teacher/Student Curriculum Collections|
|There are growing numbers of online curriculum collections maintained by schools and individuals, and many are “labors of love” for the common educational good. The following are selected examples.|
|Schools on the Web|
|One of the best ways to see examples of online assignments, activities, projects, units, and courses is to visit school sites throughout the United States and abroad.|
|Search engines find websites containing words or phrases that you specify or put in quotes, such as “endangered species.” Because each of the examples below has unique strengths, it makes sense to try several. The last four allow you to search using multiple search engines simultaneously.|
STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
TEST TAKING TIPS AND STRATEGIES
|Also, check out www.youtube .com, 12 part series on Test-Taking Strategies. There are some very well done videos.|
|Portals are “super station” doors to the Web that evolved from information indexes and search engines, by providing integrated resources, tools, and services through a single location. The best known include Yahoo, Excite, and Lycos listed above and America Online. But, increasing numbers of specialized education portals are being developed as customized application service providers for schools and the curriculum.|