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Assessment Resources for Teachers Teacher Direct  
Teacher Direct
A NEW VDOE webpage with direct classroom tips and applications
How many questions do students need to get correct to meet and/or exceed SOL benchmarks?
Quality Assessments
What are formats I might consider assessing students?
What are some questions to consider in developing quality assessments?
Is there a glossary of verbs that might help match level of thinking with an assessment?
Is there a rubric I could use to rate the quality of assessments that have been developed?
What are some criteria I should consider in developing test items?

Academic Rigor

What is the meaning of rigor in Virginia's SOL? 
What are effective teaching strategies to support rigor?
How is rigor embedded in Virginia's College and Career Readiness Initiative?
What is the meaning of rigorous instruction?
How do we plan for rigorous instruction?