New Test ARMT +

6th Grade Scott Foresman Reading Street Resources

I’m thinking we might just need a new way of teaching and thinking about our teaching. Here is a link to a powerpoint created by the Alabama State Department of Education for the new ARMT + state test that will be given in the spring in place of the old ARMT test.

http://www.alsde.edu/search/default.aspx?query=armt%20plus

One of our teachers was sent to a training on this new ARMT + test this past week and will be giving us an overview of it in the near future. These are the key things that I just notice after looking at this powerpoint:

1. Critical thinking skills

2. Write, write, write, write, write

3. Vocabulary

4. Students setting goals for themselves

5. Individualized plans/guides for each child

There are other things I noticed, but these 5 just sort of jumped out at me while I was going through the powerpoint. So, here is where I…

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About felixvargas

EFL teacher. My research is on: reading comprehension, professional competences. I like novels, poetry. ICT and Education.

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