State Assessments Technology Work Group (SATWG) ensures successful administration of computer-delivered assessments by developing a site readiness workbook, testing software releases, and providing feedback to the Minnesota Department of Education and to vendors before, during and after online test administrations.
Members of the SATWG include district technology coordinators, district technology staff, and district assessment coordinators. Committee members serve a two-year term. The committee meets every two months via conference call or occasionally in person.
History Day Winter Webinars
The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is offering webinars on History Day. Teachers are invited to attend an hour-long webinar about different aspects of the History Day project. The webinars are spaced over the winter season and reflect the general History Day project timeline. Topics include: • History Day Theme, Nov. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Thesis Statement, Dec. 11, 3-4 p.m. • Project Organization, Jan. 6, 3-4 p.m. • Competitions and Judging, Feb. 3, 3-4 p.m.