Countdown is a new service designed to help elementary school and middle school teachers plan a schedule of math assessments aligned to Common Core standards. Countdown helps you plan by providing a place to write-out a schedule of assessments. Each entry on your schedule can be aligned Common Core standards through the Countdown planner. To align your entries to your schedule select an assessment, choose your grade level, then drag standards from the Countdown menu to your assessment. The Countdown planner includes full descriptions of each standard.
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Countdown is still in beta so not all of the features have been launched. One of the features that is listed as coming soon is the option to share assessment schedules with other teachers. Another promised feature that could be helpful is the option to align assessment schedules to a school or district’s master calendar.