The First Thanksgiving Feast

They Ate What? Thanksgiving Dinner: Then and Now The first Thanksgiving feast took place in 1621 in Plymouth in present-day Massachusetts. Pilgrims and native Wampanoag celebrated the fall harvest for three days. The often-starving settlers rejoiced the harvest so fervently — including an exuberance of festive gunfire — that the Wampanoag believed the newcomers were […]


The Anatomy of a GSE Social Studies Item

Download The Anatomy of…a GSE Social Studies Item PDF   The Anatomy of…a GSE Social Studies Item At Progress Testing, we produce the only GSE Social Studies and Science formative assessment item banks available in Georgia. We build each item to discretely match the Georgia Standards of Excellence. Here’s how we build a Social Studies […]


Progress Testing Proud Gold Sponsor for 2017 GACIS Fall Conference

Join us at the Classic Center in Athens Sept. 28-29 for the 2017 GACIS Fall Conference. Stop by booth 13 to chat. Ask us about how we can help your district or school simplify its assessment strategy. Our CEO, Laura Bresko, will be working the conference floor to meet and speak with Georgia educators. If […]


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