• MISA field test update

    All principals and assistant principals / Deadline: March 31

    The Maryland Integrated Science Assessment (MISA) is being field tested in 5th and 8th grades from March 13 to 31. (It will be field tested in high school next year.) Please review the following information about this new assessment, which is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards:
    • Science FAQ of additional information on the transition to the new standards and the MISA for all grade levels
    • Video with a general overview, examples of stimuli and item types, and demonstration of student navigation through the assessment
    • Sample items for the 5th-grade MISA and the 8th-grade MISA
    All school testing coordinators received this information in February. For questions, email Krishna Miller in the Achievement and Accountability Office at KAMiller@bcps.k12.md.us or Joshua Gabrielse in the Teaching and Learning department at jmgabrielse@bcps.k12.md.us.
    Click here for other items in the March 9, 2017, Leadership Action Update.