How did young students perform with a computer-based writing assessment pilot?


writing-pilotA new pilot study reveals that fourth grade students are well-equipped to successfully take computer-based writing assessments.

The National Center for Education Statistics conducted the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Grade 4 Writing Computer-Based Assessment (WCBA) study to determine if fourth-grade students were in fact able to effectively use computers to complete a writing assessment.

"We found that fourth-graders were able to organize and convey their thoughts well enough to be assessed against the NAEP rubric," said Cornelia Orr, executive...

Subscribe to Read More

Are You an Educator?

Get Free online access to all our
news and resources and get
eSchool News Today email newsletter