Seminole County Public Schools & Discovery Education Reading, Math, & Science Administrations Getting Started Administration Dates August 27 – September 28 November 12 – December 14 February 4 – March 8 – Reading (replacing FAIR AP1, AP2, and AP3) – Math and Science (non-EOC courses and replacing DA) Materials Needed for Testing Computer Access Codes for Teachers – Print out or email Access Code to Teachers Scrap Paper for Math and Science 4-function calculator for Math (Grades 7-12) Pencil Agenda User Guide – http://help.discoveryeducation.com/assets/support/Assessm ent_User_Guide_2012-2013_20120720.pdf How to Log In to Discovery Education’s site School Coordinator Responsibilities – Manage Users – Add Users (Site Admins, Teachers, Students) – Add a Class – Start a Benchmark Assessment Teachers Responsibilities Sample of Reports (School Coordinator and Teacher) Discovery Education’s Site Log in to Discovery Education’s site – Go to www.discoveryeducation.com – Enter your username and password under Subscriber Login Discovery Education’s Site Once logged in, click Assessment from the My DE drop down menu School Coordinator Responsibilities Access Access the following from the Assessment Home Page – – – – Manage Users View Benchmark Reports Add New User Download PDF Tests • Not available until 2 weeks before the testing window opens • You will have to transcribe student responses into the computer – Manage Assessments School Coordinator Responsibilities Manage Users Click on Manager Users – At the bottom of the screen is a list of users for your school Double click on “Role” to sort Ascending or Descending, so that you can view by “Teacher” role OR Search by Users (last name, first name, username, email) If a user is not listed, then you will need to “Add User” School Coordinator Responsibilities Add a New User Add a New User (Site Admin, Teacher, Student) – Click on “Add User” – Make sure that the Account is Seminole District and Site is your school, then click “Go” School Coordinator Responsibilities Add a New User Select Role – Only for Site Admins and Teachers (not students), you MUST select “Assessment Access” • Make sure “Assessment Access” is under the Assigned box – Recommend completing entire “Profile” for individual (set a generic password for all new users) School Coordinator Responsibilities Start a Benchmark Assessment You will need to login as a teacher in order to start a Benchmark Assessment and receive an Access Code Click on Manage Users Find the teacher/user and click on “Login to DE” – This will log you in as that particular teacher School Coordinator Responsibilities Start a Benchmark Assessment Verify user by name in the upper right corner Click on Assessment from the My DE drop down menu Select Start a Benchmark Assessment School Coordinator Responsibilities Start a Benchmark Assessment Students will be uploaded by Teachers’ Classes/Periods – For example: Csonka_Gr5 Math, Risner_Gr8 Math_Period 4 After you have selected Start a Benchmark Assessment, you will need to click the bubble next to the Class Name/Grade/Subject that you want to start Click “Proceed to next step” School Coordinator Responsibilities Start a Benchmark Assessment Select the test (Test A, Test B, or Test C) – Only the test that is available for that testing period will be accessible • Test A (8/27-9/28); Test B (11/12-12/14); Test C (2/4-3/8) Generate Access Code – Click on “Generate Access Code” to receive the seven-digit Benchmark Code for accessing the test (recommended that you print or email this information for teacher) • Access Codes are only good for 10 hours from the time you generate the codes • DO NOT generate codes unless you plan to administer within the 10hr timeframe – See next slide for graphic Recommend printing the Access Code sheet for each teacher Select File and Print Log out as the teacher to return to your administrator access Repeat process for all teachers School Coordinator Responsibilities Start a Benchmark Assessment Only click on “Start Assessment” for… – Students that took a paper test and the teacher needs to enter the student’s responses into the system School Coordinator Responsibilities Add a Class If the teacher’s class is not listed, then you or the teacher will need to add the class/students Also, you can group students together in a particular class (for example, if a reading coach wants to put all her ESE students in one class) Find Teacher then log in as that teacher by clicking on “Login to DE” Select Assessment from the My DE drop down menu Click on Manage Your Classes School Coordinator Responsibilities Add a Class Create a Class by adding students from the school roster Click on Create Class Enter Class Name (Csonka_Gr5 Math_ESE) and Class Description Select students by Searching on student’s last name, first name, username, student ID Click the box next to the students’ name and it adds the student to the Class Roster and click Save School Coordinator Responsibilities Add a Student to a Class To Add a New Student that is not in the system Click on the tab “Add New Students” School Coordinator Responsibilities Add a Student to a Class Add student information and then click Add New Students – You can enter more than one student at a time After you add a student(s), student(s) will appear in the Class Roster Click Save to ensure students are entered into the system Teacher Responsibilities Make sure that the student Discovery Education icon/link is on each computer – http://assignments.discoveryeducation.com Provide the Access Code for students (write it on the board) Students will click on the link – Type the Access Code – Type their first and last name – Click Login Teacher Responsibilities Students will be required to Click on their name from an alphabetical list (by teacher’s class) Teacher Responsibilities After the student clicks on his/her name, the test will appear. Math test will always begin with Question 41 Teacher will need to walk around the room and ensure that the student has logged in to their own test. Student Name Sample Reports School Coordinator & Teacher Sample – School Coordinator Drill-Down Report used to drill down reports by grade, teacher, or student, and sort by proficiency prediction. Sample – School Coordinator Item Analysis Report displays item level information at the class, school or district level and exportable to Excel Sample - Teacher Reports Class and Grade Skill Summary Report identifies performance by skill for entire class or grade. Sample - Teacher Reports Student Skill Report plots individual student performance and proficiency by skill. Sample - Teacher Reports Individual Student Report summarizes scores on all interim assessments for an individual student. Sample – Teacher Reports Item Summary Report presents information on every question in an interim assessment. Additional information will be provided at a later date. Stay Tuned….