Elementary Tech Skills
Here is how you can best
prepare yourself with Technology Skills for PARCC
- Practice keyboarding using
Typing Club or any typing skills game
Practice mouse skills -
left click, right click, double click, drag and drop, highlighting....
Be familiar with online
protractor, calculator, ruler, and video player tools
- Know the keys on the keyboard, including special keys
(enter, arrow keys, backspace...) and what they do.
Feel free to go to these
websites and practice PARCC Tech and Knowledge Readiness Skills
- EdCite -
Classroom teachers are signing up and assigning practice tests for
school/home. These practice tests use PARCC simulation tools and
- English Language Arts/Literacy
Practice Tests - familiarize with the kinds of items and
formats used in ELA/Literacy Testing.
- Math Practice Tests -
familiarize with the kinds of items and formats used in Math Testing.
- PARCC Tutorials - The
items appearing in these tutorials are samples used to allow students and
educators to gain familiarity with the technology platform, and to
demonstrate navigation and tools students will use during testing
- Mathway - Free math problem solver answers your
math problems with step-by-step explanations usng PARCC-like graphics.
Lumos Learning Practice Test - Common Core State Standards practice tests and
- NextGen -
Practice common technology skills students will need to successfully take
the next-generation online assessments.