Learning Focus

October 2020 | Focus: Supporting School Success

How to Help Your Child Succeed at School | Jessica Lahey | The New York Times

Parents and caregivers are you looking for a great resource about how to support your child's learning and success in school? Jessica Lahey provides some practical guidelines for making sure you start on the right foot in her New York Times article, How to Help Your Child Succeed at School.

2020-2021: Annual Parent Notification of Statewide and Commercial Assessments

NJSLA ELA/Math Spring Administration

ELA and Math

Grades 3–8

NJSLA Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual

Computer-based with paper-based options for students with disabilities

Time: Unit Testing Times

Testing Window: TBD

Results Available: TBD

For more information please visit the Office of Assessments webpage


NJSLA Science Administration

Science

Grades 5, 8

NJSLA Accessibility Features and Accommodations Manual

Computer-based with paper-based options for students with disabilities

Time: Four 45-minute units for a total of three hours

Testing Window: TBD

Results Available: TBD

For more information please visit the Office of Assessments webpage


ACCESS and Alternate ACCESS for ELLs

English language proficiency test

Grades K–8

WIDA Accessibility Accommodations

Paper – Grade K (and by request)

Online – Grades 1–8 (Writing portion is paper Grades 1–3)

Time: No Limit

Testing Window: TBD

Results Available: TBD

For information please view the Parent Handout


LinkIt! Benchmarks

ELA and Math

Grades 2-8

Computer-based

Time: 45–60 minutes per subject assessment

Testing Windows:

9/14/20- 10/2/20

1/4/21-1/15/21

6/7/21-6/16/21

Results Available: Immediately

For information please visit the Lumberton District webpage