OCBA (Science & Social Studies)

The following tests are available for student to practice the Ohio Computer Based Assessments. (AIR)

All the tests are accessed via the Test Portal --October 2014--

Answer Keys for OCBA Tests --October 2014

 Grade 4 - Social Studies PBA & EOY
​ Grade 5 - Science PBA & EOY
 Grade 6 - Social Studies PBA & EOY
 Grade 8 - Science PBA & EOY
 Grade 9 - 12 American Govt PBA & EOY
 Grade 9 -  12 American History PBA & EOY
 Grade 9 - 12  Physical Science PBA & EOY

PARCC (Math & Language Arts)

The PARCC assessment in English Language Arts and Math are available from the links below.

Answer keys for the (New)
PARCC practice tests.

 Paper based practice tests (New)

 ELA Performance Based (PBA)

Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5

Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8

Grade 9 | Grade 10 | Grade 11

ELA End of Year will be posted in JANUARY 2015

 Math End of Year (EOY)

Grade 3 | Grade 4 | Grade 5

Grade 6 | Grade 7 | Grade 8

Algebra 1 | Geometry | Algebra 2

Math Performance Based will be posted in JANUARY 2015

PARCC Equation Editor Samples

--Dec 16th 2014--
Grades 3-5 | Grades 6-8 | High School


This is a tutorial for using
various tools in PARCC
​(Recommended for Teachers)

Sample set updated --October 2014--

PARCC Tutorials Page

Featured Resources

NWOET Teacher Timeline

PARCC releases Field Test lessons learned document.
INFOhio - Tech Tools for online Testing - Brandi Young --Oct 2014--
 Testing Date Information (from ODE 10/6/2014) --Oct 2014--
Testing Dates page on ODE

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About this Site

This site was put together by John Mansel-Pleydell as a masters project and research for the Masters in Classroom Technology at BGSU.

Every attempt is made to keep the information up to date. If you notice a broken link or have a document or site to share then please contact John at NWOCA (419) 267-2541 or email mpleydell@nwoca.org


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Latest News

The 4 tests in Ohio (Online or Paper) are now referred to as Ohio's New State Tests. (Dec 17th, 2014)

ELA (EOY) and Math (PBA) practice tests now will not be available till January 2015 (Dec,  17th 2014)

Equation Editor Sample items added to PARCC site. (see Items and Tools)
(December 16th, 2014)

Ohio receives waiver to eliminate double testing in elementary and middle schools. (Dec 8th, 2014)

PARCC Technology Bulletin Published (Dec 10th, 2014)

 PARCC updates Equation Editor (Dec 9th, 2014) See Items & Tools tab for new tip sheets.

 AIR Secure browser released for Windows and Mac OSX 
The secure browser is used for OCBA testing (Dec 5th 2014)

Test Administrators login to PearsonAccess Next to administer PARCC test sessions and students.

Ohio Computer Based Assessment environment (AIR) has been updated. 
See the Next Gen tab under Items & Tools

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