Preparing for Fall 2014 Grade 3 SLA’s (Pilot)

The following information is for administrators, teachers and parents concerning the Pilot Student Learning Assessments (SLA) in Grade 3.

Grade 3 students are piloting SLAs for the 2014-15 school year, with assessments running from September 29 to October 24, 2014.



Video: Preparing to administer the Fall 2014 Grade 3 Alberta SLA

Website – Alberta Assessment Consortium: Support for Student Learning Assessments (SLA) (AAC)


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This document has been prepared by the Alberta Regional Professional Development Consortium (ARPDC) in collaboration with Alberta Education through a grant from Alberta Education as a resource to support district and school administrators in the...
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