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Save the Date: RICAS Grades 3-8 Assessment Trainings Now Scheduled

16 Dec 2017 5:44 AM | Tom DiPaola (Administrator)

Save the date for RICAS informational trainings from the Office of Instruction, Assessment, and Curriculum. Content-area (English Language Arts and mathematics) and Accommodations & Accessibility webinars are now scheduled. Registration information is available below, with additional trainings and registration information to be posted to the RIDE RICAS website as available.

The RICAS Accommodations & Accessibility webinar will cover information on allowable accommodations for students with disabilities and English Learners and accessibility features for all students.

  • Thursday, January 11, 2018from 10:00 to 11:30 am (Register here)

The RICAS ELA/Literacy webinar will focus on the current structure of the RICAS ELA assessment, including item types, passages, writing expectations/rubrics, and ELA performance level descriptors. Both sessions below will cover the same content.

The RICAS Mathematics webinar will review RICAS mathematics test design information, including item types, the percentage of points allotted to reporting categories for each grade, the calculator policy, and RICAS performance levels. Presenters will also highlight released items and other resources available through the RICAS Resource Center. Both sessions below will cover the same content.

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018, from 7:30 to 8:30 am (Register here)
  • Monday, January 29, 2018, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm (Register here)

In-person half day RICAS Test Coordinator Training will be held Monday through WednesdayFebruary 12, 13, and 14, 2018. Location and registration information will be posted on the RIDE RICAS website soon.


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Mailing Address:  PO Box 7791, Warwick, RI  02887

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