Galileo K-12 Online Available for Interim Assessments in Colorado
The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) named Galileo K-12 Online as an approved provider of interim assessments for use by educators in the state. To view the detailed description of Galileo on the CDE website, click here.
Galileo Interim Benchmark Assessments
Galileo interim benchmark assessments are designed to provide information about student standards mastery, to support the measurement of student growth, and to predict student performance on the statewide test. Galileo provides access to prebuilt and customized interim benchmark assessments in math, English language arts (ELA), science, and writing. Prebuilt interim benchmark assessments comprehensively cover the Colorado Assessment Standards, focusing on the PARCC blueprint from the relevant grade level and content area (where applicable). Galileo also provides access to customized interim benchmark assessments aligned to the district/charter pacing guide and addressing the standards desired by the district/charter.
About Galileo K-12 Online
Galileo K-12 Online Instructional Improvement and Effectiveness System is comprehensive, standards-based, and research supported. The system provides an array of curriculum, assessment, instructional effectiveness, and reporting tools aligned to Common Core and Colorado Academic Standards and facilitates advancements in teaching strategies, assessments, and implementation of instructional effectiveness initiatives.
Galileo includes an integrated comprehensive assessment system aligned to state standards in a variety of content areas including Common Core State Standards and Colorado Assessment Standards. Galileo assessments and item types (including technology-enhanced item types) are designed to reflect the guidelines released by statewide assessment consortia such as Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). Galileo provides the capability to administer (online, offline, and via handheld wireless devices) multiple types of prebuilt and customized district, school, and classroom assessments (e.g., interim benchmark, pretest/posttest, placement, end-of-course) in a wide variety of content areas (e.g., English language arts, math, writing, science, social studies, art, music).
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