Assessment Update Ms. Danielle Shockey, Deputy Superintendent Dr. Michele Walker, Director of Student Assessment Ms. Sholonda Trice, Assistant Director of Student Assessment November 2014 Agenda • CCR Standards & Assessments • Support for Educators • Transitions: IMAST, Graduation Exam • 2015-16 and Beyond 2 Transitioning Standards and Assessments: ESEA Flexibility Waiver/Federal Requirements • States must adopt college- and career-ready (CCR) standards CCR ELA and Math standards adopted by State Board of Education on April 28, 2014 • States must administer assessments based on CCR standards by the spring of 2015 Featuring new item type: technology-enhanced (TE) items Designing the Spring 2015 ISTEP+ (Grades 3-8) ISTEP+ Part 1 March Administration – Applied Skills Items (Online voluntary) • Paper/Pencil Testing Window: March 2 - 11, 2015 • Online Testing Window: March 2 - 13, 2015 ISTEP+ Part 2 April/May Administration (Online required) • Paper/Pencil Testing Window (Requires Pre-Approval): April 27 – May 8, 2015 Multiple-Choice and Gridded-Response Items • Online Testing Window: April 27 – May 15, 2015 Multiple-Choice and Technology-Enhanced Items ISTEP+ Assessment Notes – Part 1 (Grades 3-8) English/Language Arts Writing Prompts • Read one or more passages • Respond to 4 multiple-choice questions (scaffold to the prompt) • Provide evidence from the passage(s) when responding to the prompt Mathematics Icons – Not displayed on the assessment • Mathematical Process Standard 5 Use appropriate tools strategically ISTEP+ Assessment Notes – Part 2 (Grades 3-8) Mathematics, continued Reference Sheets – Grades 4-8 • Separate sheet by grade level Fluency items • Measure fluency as demonstrated “efficiently” and “accurately” Define the variable • When creating an expression or equation Gridded-Response items – Grades 4-8 • During ISTEP+ Part 2 paper-and-pencil administration ONLY Construct an answer using Math Palette 7 Drag-and-drop Multiple-correct response Multiple-correct response 9 Drag-and-drop Designing the Spring 2015 ISTEP+ End of Course Assessments (ECAs) • Spring 2015 ECAs will include two components: Graduation examination • Aligned to IAS (2000 Algebra I, 2006 English 10) Accountability assessment • Aligned to CCR IAS (2014 Algebra I and English 10) • Grade 10 students participating in the ECAs Assessment Development Journey Blue font = Educator Involvement Development & Implementation Activity ISTEP+ Timeline ECA Timeline Specification Review Meetings and Test Blueprint Development May/June 2014 September 2014 Passage Review Meetings Early June 2014 September 2014 Item Development June/July 2014 September/October 2014 Early August 2014 November 2014 N/A Late February/Early March 2015 Fall 2014 March 2015 March, April/May 2015 April/May 2015 Summer 2015 Summer 2015 . Content and Bias/Sensitivity Review Meetings Pilot New ECA Items During Late Winter Testing Window Form Selection and Build Administer Assessment Standards Setting (Cut-Score Setting) Support for Educators Grades 3-8 ECAs Posted early July Posted late Fall Posted late August Posted late Fall Acuity 3-8: Acuity Readiness Assessments Late September N/A Acuity ECAs: CCR-aligned items (GQE-Alg. I, Eng. 10: Predictive continues) N/A January September/October December/January Item Samplers Early October January Experience College- and Career-Ready Assessment Early October January . Support Test Blueprints Instructional and Assessment Guidance Professional Development: Open-ended items and Technology-Enhanced Items Test Blueprints (Gr. 3-8, ECAs-Graduation: Currently posted; ECAs-Accountability: December) • Provide “big picture” view of strands/reporting categories • Assist in prioritizing curriculum • Enhance instructional planning • Guide development of classroom assessments Instructional and Assessment Guidance (Gr. 3-8, ECAs-Graduation: Currently posted; ECAs-Accountability: December) • Provides “granular” view of standards • Informs curricular and instructional priorities • Provides transparency regarding assessments ISTEP+ Part 1, ISTEP+ Part 2 +, , – Instructional and Assessment Guidance 2014-15 Mathematics – Grade 5 • Represents standards that may be assessed on ISTEP+ Part 1 and ISTEP+ Part 2. All standards may be assessed on ISTEP+ Part 2. Strand 1 Number Sense Symbol Content Priority Approximate Instructional Time P+ P P– Critical 50 – 75% Important 25 – 50% Additional 5 – 10% Strand 2 Computation Strand 3 Algebraic Thinking Strand 4 Geometry Strand 5 Measurement Strand 6 Data Analysis Strand 7 Mathematical Process 5.NS.1 P *5.C.1 P+ *5.AT.1 P+ 5.G.1 P *5.M.1 P+ 5.DS.1 P *PS.1 P+ 5.NS.2 P 5.C.2 P+ *5.AT.2 P+ *5.G.2 P 5.M.2 P 5.DS.2 P *PS.2 P+ 5.NS.3 P– 5.C.3 P– *5.AT.3 P *5.M.3 P+ *PS.3 P+ 5.NS.4 P– 5.C.4 P+ *5.AT.4 P 5.M.4 P *PS.4 P+ 5.NS.5 P– 5.C.5 P+ *5.AT.5 P+ *5.M.5 P+ *PS.5 P+ 5.NS.6 P 5.C.6 P– 5.AT.6 P *5.M.6 P *PS.6 P+ 5.C.7 P+ 5.AT.7 P *PS.7 P+ *5.C.8 P+ *5.AT.8 P *PS.8 P+ *5.C.9 P+ Acuity Assessments (Gr. 3-8: September; ECAs-Accountability: January) • NEW Acuity Readiness Assessments Grades 3-8, ELA and Math Aligned to the CCR 2014 Indiana Academic Standards 3 administrations/diagnostic in nature (Science, Social Studies remain unchanged) • Acuity for Algebra I and English 10 Continue Predictive forms for the ECAs NEW CCR-aligned items for use by teachers Assessment Professional Development (Gr. 3-8: October; ECAs-Accountability: January) Grades 3-8: • Recorded WebEx sessions • Focused on: Use of Instructional and Assessment Guidance Sample open-ended items based on new CCR standards Technology-enhanced item types Watch for professional development related to CCR standards on the ECAs. Item Samplers (Gr. 3-8: October) Updated for 2014-15 • • Sample open-ended items based on new CCR standards Examples of ISTEP+ Part 1 administration English/Language Arts • • Items: writing prompts, constructed-response, extended-response Focus on evidence Mathematics • • Items: constructed-response, extended-response Focus on content and process “Experience College- and CareerReady Assessment” Tool (Gr. 3-8: October; ECAs-Accountability: January) • • • • Technology-enhanced item types Training for students and educators Engaging and interactive Include available accommodations Teachers are encouraged to use Experience CCRA as an instructional tool in the classroom! Spring 2015 ACCUPLACER • Testing Window Part 1: January 22 – February 20, 2015 . • Administer to juniors who meet State Board-adopted criteria during Part 1 Part 2: February 25 – April 1, 2015 • Participation Criteria PSAT score Performance on ECAs • Updated guidance coming soon Includes details re: Dual-Credit, Financial Aid, and more! Transition: Graduation Examination & Accountability Assessment Implementation Year . ECA ECA (IAS 2000 Algebra I, 2006 English 10) (CCR IAS 2014 Algebra I, English 10) Accountability Assessment Grade 11 Graduation Examination Retest Grade 12 Retest Grade Grade 10 2014-15 Adults Grade 11 Retest Graduation Examination Retest Grade 12 Retest Adults Retest Grade 10 2015-16 Grade 10 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Graduation Examination Accountability Assessment X X X Grade 10 X X Grade 11 Retest Grade 11 Retest Grade 12 Retest Adults Retest Grade 12 Retest Adults Retest Grade 10 X Grade 11 Retest Grade 12 Adults 2019-20 Grade 10 Summative Assessment X Retest Retest Grade 10 X Grade 11 Retest Grade 12 Retest Adults Retest X Transition: Spring 2015 ECAs Spring 2015 ECA Administration: Graduation Examination and Accountability Assessment Implementation End of Course Assessment (1 test with 2 components) . Grade(s) Grade 10 Grades 9, 11, 12 Adults Graduation Examination Accountability Assessment (IAS 2000 Algebra I, 2006 English 10) (CCR IAS 2014 Algebra I, English 10) Required Required (testers/retesters) (testers/retesters) Required (testers/retesters) Required (testers/retesters) Accountability Assessment Notes (Accountability Assessment component will likely consist of 1-2 extra test sessions.) Accountability calculations for Grade 10 students testing in spring 2015 are based on new CCR standards. Optional—Local Decision Feedback regarding new CCR standards may be helpful for remediation and other purposes. (NOT included in accountability calculations) Not Applicable Adults are not included in school accountability. Watch for more ECA-related guidance coming soon! Transition: IMAST • Federal regulations discontinued modified assessments . after 2013-14 Indiana’s version: IMAST Sunset after Spring 2014 administration • “IMAST Transition” resources/information available Refer to Office of Student Assessment webpage • IMPORTANT: Provide local support necessary to students formerly participating in IMAST Provide support for parents, too! Future Assessments: Beginning in 2015-16 Assessment Resolution passed by Education Roundtable and . State Board of Education includes 7 Components: 1. Summative Assessment (Grades 3-10) • • 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Grade 10 ISTEP+ becomes new Graduation Examination High School Science Assessment based on Biology I IREAD-3 Phase-out Algebra I, English 10 ECAs (Graduation Examination) Grade 11, 12 Post-Secondary Assessments College- and Career-Readiness Exam (Grade 11) Formative Assessments (Grades K-10; ELA, Math, SCI, SS) Alternate Assessment (Grades 3-10) Assessment RFP Update Review process ongoing •. Educators included as: Advisors Evaluators Determine top two vendors per Component • January – oral presentations Advisors Award expected mid-March R–I–G–O–R To be… R. eady for college- and career-related expectations… Implement innovative instructional practices; Gather and use resources from the IDOE website; Offer and seek ideas via a Community of Practice; and Reach out when you have questions or need assistance. R – I – G – O – R leads to student success! Resources for Assessment Guidance • School Test Coordinator (STC) • Corporation Test Coordinator (CTC) • Office of Student Assessment Telephone: (317) 232-9050 Email: [email protected] Website: http://www.doe.in.gov/assessment Thanks for the opportunity!