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Practice Tests

Each practice test offers:

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Practice tests are available now for several fields

Each official Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure practice test is 100% aligned to test content and is designed to simulate the experience of taking the actual test. Full-length practice tests include the same number of questions as the operational tests. They also include explanations for correct responses. Sample responses and analyses are also provided for tests that include constructed-response assignments.

Purchasing and accessing the practice tests

CASA practice tests. Visit http://casa.starttest.com Link opens in a new window. to purchase a CASA practice test. You may purchase a practice test on its own, or during registration for the CASA. When you purchase the CASA practice test, you will be prompted to create an account with a username and password, which you will also use to register for the CASA and access your test results. After purchasing, you can log in to your account on the CASA website at any time to access your practice test, whenever it is convenient for you to do so. You do not need to take the practice test immediately after purchasing it. While you are testing, you may pause the practice test and return to it later if you wish; you do not have to finish in a single session. When you finish the practice test, you will have instant access to diagnostic score information.

Practice tests for developmental (pedagogy) and content area tests. You may purchase a practice test for these fields on its own, or during registration for the Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure. To purchase, visit the "Prepare" page on this website, and select "Purchase Now" next to "Practice Tests." Choose the test from the dropdown menu. Click "Buy Now" next to the practice test you'd like to purchase. You will be prompted to create an account on this website, which you will also use to register for the Indiana CORE Assessments for Educator Licensure and access your test results. After purchasing, you can log in to your account on this website at your convenience and take your practice test. While you are testing, you may pause the practice test and return to it later if you wish; you do not have to finish in a single session. When you finish the practice test, you will have instant access to diagnostic score information.

Taking the practice tests

You will have 120 days to access your practice test, beginning on the date of activation.

Each practice test includes field-specific directions similar to those that will be presented in the operational testing environment. Practice test questions may include graphics, audio materials, and writing assignments, as appropriate. There is currently only one version of each practice test.

Your practice test can be submitted for scoring only once, but it will be available for your review until the end of your subscription period (120 days). After you submit your practice test for scoring, you will receive immediate results showing your domain-level performance on multiple-choice questions. You may also review each item along with the correct response.

For the CASA—Writing Subtest, your essay will be submitted and scored with results presented immediately, along with sample responses and scoring information.