Try your hand at modern day test questions

The New York Times
Annotated Math State Test Questions for Grades 3-8
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/08/08/nyregion/sample-math-questions.html?src=me&_r=0

New York has been in the education news again as scores come out from a first wave of tests that incorporate the Common Core.  An incredibly important issue as we will start seeing these sort of results across the country but this morning I found myself taking the sample questions The New York Times published!  How do you fare?  To check out the ELA questions, go here

And you may recall from an earlier blog post that taking these tests is a habit of mine so if you have the time, check out the Smarter Balanced questions here.