EQuIP – Educators Evaluating Quality Instructional Products The EQuIP products include rubrics and a quality review process designed to determine the quality and alignment of instructional lessons and units to the Arizona College and Career Ready Standards in ELA and Mathematics. Included on the EQuIP website are lesson/unit rubrics and feedback forms, e-learning modules, and EQuIP training materials. Exemplary lessons are also posted on the EQuIP website under the Exemplars tab.
Arizona Assessments: AASA (Arizona's Academic Standards Assessment) is the statewide achievement test for Arizona students in Grades 3-8. All Arizona public school students in Grades 3 - 8 will take the grade level AASA assessments in English Language Arts and Mathematics. Cohort 2025 (typically grade 9) students will take the ACT Aspire assessment. Cohort 2023 (typically grade 11) students will take the ACT assessment.
AZELLA: AZELLA (Arizona’s English Language Learner Assessment) is a Standards Based Assessment that measures a student’s English language proficiency based on the Arizona English Language Proficiency Standards.
NAEP: NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) is a national assessment of academic content outlined in the NAEP Academic Frameworks. The assessments are given to a sample of students in Grades 4, 8, and 12