MI-STEP Power Point

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January 16, 2015
Kristine Gullen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Spring Arbor University
Emily McEvoy, Assessment Consultant, Oakland Schools
Marty Chaffee, Leadership Consultant, Oakland Schools
Objectives
 Introduce Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-Step)
 Examine student perspectives regarding online items
 Uncover embedded features and functions
 Explore sample items
 Plan for next steps....
For our time together...
 Take responsibility for your own learning
 Support the learning of your colleagues
 If you need to take a call or have a side conversation,
please step out in the hall
 If you have a question, ask.
Connector
M- Step
 Think – individually about what you Know, Think You Know & Want to
Know about Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress
 Share – with your table group
 Create – a Know, Think You Know & Want to Know chart
Know
Think We Know
Want to Know
Lipton, L. & Wellman, B. (2011). “Know/Think I Know/Want to Know” Groups at Work: Strategies and Structures for Professional Learning, MiraVia, pg. 14.
Focused Read
pages 1-3
Focus Read - Annotate
Read – the handout
Annotate - as you read using the following
markings:
√ = Got it.
I know or understand this
! = This is really important information
? = I’d like clarification or elaboration of
this material
Micro Lab Protocol
 Reflect – individually on the article
 Regroup – in trios
 Identify – Persons A, B & C
Micro Lab Protocol
 Round 1
 Person A – Share your thoughts (1 minute)
No interruptions
 SILENCE (30 seconds)
timer
Micro Lab Protocol
 Round 2
 Person B – Share your thoughts (1 minute)
No interruptions
 SILENCE (30 seconds)
timer
Micro Lab Protocol
 Round 3
 Person C – Share your thoughts (1 minute)
No interruptions
 SILENCE (30 seconds)
timer
Micro Lab Protocol
 Round 4
 Share – as a triad your thoughts (5 minutes)
 Reference the comments made during each Round
 Ask clarifying questions
 What connections did you make?
timer
Micro Lab Protocol
 Round 5
 Table Group Dialogue
Key Take Aways
→ The M-STEP (Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress) test replaces
the 44-year old MEAP test.
→ The Spring 2015 assessment will include Michigan-developed content as well
as content from the multi-state Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.
→ Michigan continues to offer paper/pencil waivers for schools through a
deadline of November 21, 2014.
Student Dialogue
“What would your friends and
students in other classes need to
know in order to be successful with
this online test.”
Student Dialogue
“The bubble in the straw is VERY
important”
- Ethan, grade 3
Student Dialogue
If the blinky line isn’t in the box
where you want your words to go,
you can press the letters all you want.....
words won’t appear.
- Brittney, grade 3
“I thought it was confusing that the
computer let you to click on more than
one answer. You had to be careful to
unclick when you changed your mind or
you could put in two or three answers to
one question.”
- Ben,
th
11
grader
Student Dialogue
“Whatever happened to
‘when in doubt pick C?’”
Partner Conversation
What types of academic digital
literacy skills are needed to
complete these online items?
Academic digital literacy
• scroll bars,
• cursers,
• highlighting,
• reordering text,
• drawing lines / undoing lines,
• placing points
• adding arrows
• enacting a radio button
• clicking and unclicking responses,
• sticky notes
• flagging items,
• creating graphs
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Pictographs
Line graphs
Bar graphs
Box and whisker
• using zoom
• arrows to maximize a screen
• delete / insert
• keyboarding
Functions & Features
Using your CHROME browser
https://wbte.drcedirect.com/MI/portals/mi/ott1
Username & Password
Explore items
Pair Share –
What are you discovering?
Classroom Activities &
Performance Tasks
Released yesterday
Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8
Grade 11
Pair Share –
What are you discovering?
Additional Resources
M- Step
 Think – individually about what you Know, Think You Know & Want to
Know about Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress
 Share – with your table group
 Create – a Know, Think You Know & Want to Know chart
Know
Think We Know
Want to Know
Lipton, L. & Wellman, B. (2011). “Know/Think I Know/Want to Know” Groups at Work: Strategies and Structures for Professional Learning, MiraVia, pg. 14.
Strategy Harvest
 Welcome
 Objectives / Norms
 Connector – Know, Think I know, Want to
Know
 Introduction to M-Step
 Focused Read w/ Annotation
 Microlab
 Key Points
 Student Perspectives
 Lecture Burst
 Partner Conversation
 Debrief
 Functions and Features
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Demonstration
Practice
Resources
Get One; Share One
 Summary of Learning
 Revisit Connector
 Strategy Harvest
 Next Steps
 Wrap Up
 Revisiting Objectives
 Thank you
Next Steps.... Planning Time
Objectives
 Introduce Michigan Student Test of Educational Progress (M-Step)
 Examine student perspectives of completing online items
 Uncover embedded features and functions
 Explore sample items
 Plan for next steps....
Thank you!
January 16, 2015
Kristine Gullen, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Spring Arbor University
Emily McEvoy, Assessment Consultant, Oakland Schools
Marty Chaffee, Leadership Consultant, Oakland Schools

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