Dr. Scott Smith, CSAS Director Kansas State Department of Education 1/23/15 2015 Assessment Windows NAEP- last week of January, February, first week of March TIMMS- May A huge THANK YOU to participating schools!!! Kris Shaw NAEP and International Assessment State Coordinator Kansas State Department of Education [email protected] 785-296-4926 Break KITE Day II—January 29 TEST records and PNP’s need to be completed by February 15. Tickets are expected to be available a week prior to the opening of the testing window. Spring testing window: March 9-May 15. ALL tickets will be available at once. For ELA and mathematics, section 1 must be completed before tickets for sections 2,3, and 4 will become active. MDPT tickets for grade 3-8 will be generated by TEST records for ELA; for grade 11 they will be generated by TEST records for history/government. For teachers to have rosters for formative assessments, STCO records must be submitted. Dynamic Learning Maps ELA and mathematics window C is now open and closes March 6. All testlets on required number of Essential Elements need to be completed by March 6. The spring window for DLM opens March 16. Dynamic Learning Maps http://dynamiclearningmaps.org/content/operationaltesting Select Kansas from state dropdown menu. KSDE http://www.ksde.org/ Search alphabetically. Kansas Assessment Program http://ksassessments.org/ • News and updates • KITE • Documentation KIDS helpdesk, [email protected], 785-296-7935 KITE helpdesk, [email protected] , 855-277-9752 DLM: Deb Matthews, [email protected], 785-296-0916 KELPA-P and ELPA21: Phyllis Farrar, [email protected] , 785-296-1891 ELA and MDPT: Suzy Myers-Oertel, [email protected], 785-296-5060 Mathematics: Melissa Fast, [email protected], 785-296-3486 Science: Matt Krehbiel, [email protected] , 785-296-8108 History/government: Don Gifford, [email protected] , 785-296-3892 Assessments: Mark Stephenson, [email protected] , 785-296- 3379 Assessments: Lee Jones, [email protected], 785-296-4349 Find them here: • community.ksde.org/ela Development • Kansas writing teachers and instructional coaches • Developed based on the MDPT “framework” • Posted and notice sent out via listservs December 30, 2014 For all locations: Cost: FREE! Time: 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. February 25th: Wichita, KS February 27th: Salina, KS March 2nd: Holcomb, KS March 6th: Topeka, KS If you are still interested in signing up for any of these sessions, please send an email to: Suzy Myers-Oertel at: [email protected] by Monday, January 26. KSDE has trained professionals from the field ready to assist you at no cost to your district/school. Contact Suzy Myers-Oertel at [email protected] for more information. Sample Multidisciplinary Performance Tasks (MDPT) for Grades 4, 5, 7, and 10 • This is a link to the English Language Arts web page under the title 2015 ELA Assessment there are sample MDPTs for grades 4, 5, 7, 8, and 10. These may be helpful in planning instruction for those grades. These are ELA assessments so the social studies topics may not necessarily align with your curriculum. HGSS assessment items will. Using Resource Sets in the Social Studies Classroom Preparing for the MDPT • This narrated presentation informs teachers and administrators on how the use of resource sets in the classroom may help prepare students for the performance task section of the HGSS assessment. KAP HGSS Formative Assessment Document list and Prompts • This link to the CETE formative assessment program (KAP) has access to documents that are eligible for assessment and practice essay prompt teachers might use to prepare their students for the rigors of the new HGSS assessment. KELPA (KELPA-P) Required All English Learners (ELL) K to 12 Requires KIDS ‘TEST’ (D84) upload Paper/pencil Window: Feb. 2 – May 1 ELPA21 Field Test Voluntary ELLs, monitored, former, non-ELLs, with IEPs Any grade, all grades, especially K and 1 On computer Window: Feb. 2 -Mar.31 KELPA (KELPA-P) KELPA-P materials, should have by now Listening files not delivered • Use KSDE Website Score all assessments locally Upload KIDS “TEST” record (D84) Report scores to KSDE • Use KSDE Authenticated Website • Webinar (1/20) available on ELP assessments webpage. ELPA21 Field Test Thanks for volunteering!!!! Registrations closed on 1/16 Schools already registered can add students until 24 hrs. before first testing day Good learning experience, good interactive demos No assessment ‘consequences’ for district, school, student ELPA21.org and QuestarAI.com More info: Phyllis Farrar (pfarrar), Lee Jones (ljones) Summer Professional Development Opportunities offered by KSDE • Sponsored by the Learning Services Division • Replaces summer academies Excellence in Math and Science Teaching Conference June 22-24, 2015 in Hutchinson, Ks Training in math and science education will be provided by current and past MSP grant coordinators.