CMAS ePAT Training and Demo

Report
Julie McCluan and Jan Berry
Assessment Facilitators
Educational Data and Support Services
Purpose
 Become familiar with the format and functionality of
TestNav 8 and its tools and item types.
 Get suggestions on how to present to and practice the
format and functionality of TestNav 8 with students.
CMAS Assessment Window
Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS)
Science and Social Studies Summatives
Assessment
Testing Dates
Grade 4 Social Studies
April 14 – May 2, 2014
Grade 5 Science
Grade 7 Social Studies
Grade 8 Science
PARCC (Field Test) English Language Arts and Math
Assessment
Testing Dates
Performance-based
March 31 - April 11
Assessment (PBA)
End-of-year (EOY)
May 6 – June 6
TestNav 8 Features
- Embedded for All Students
Tool Bar and Navigation – White bar at the top
 Navigation
 Back page
 Next page
 Review
 Flag
 Pointer
 Ruler (cm in 5th and 8th grade, inch in all grades)
 Can also be used as line guide
 Calculator (4 function for 5th grade, scientific for 8th grade)
 Eliminate answer choice
TestNav 8 Features
- Embedded for All Students
 Highlighter – built into cursor– select text and choose color
 Drop Down
 Magnifier
 Zoom
 Dependent on device

Computer uses Ctrl + and Ctrl –
 Test Status bar – dark grey bar under white bar
TestNav 8 Features
- Embedded for All Students
 BLUE Direction Box
 If a student asks the test administrator may read the directions
from the BLUE box ONLY
TestNav 8 Features
- Embedded for All Students
 Writing tools for constructed response
 Bold, italics, and underline
 Bullet and number
 Cut, copy, and paste
 Undo and redo
 Official Scratch Paper
 – SECURE
TestNav 8 Accessibility Features
– Embedded, but Must Be Requested Ahead of Time for Computer-based
Administration
 Text-to-speech
(requires pre-assigned form – use for students who get oral script on TCAP)
 Continue to play
 Click to hear – CDE recommends students are taught to default to this
Accommodations
- Must Be Requested Ahead of Time for Computer-based
Administration
 MUST have IEP, 504, or English Language Learner Plan
 Selected by form
 Color contrast
 Text-to-speech with color contrast
 Oral script
ePAT samplers for text-to-speech and text-to-speech with color
contrast is available on www.PearsonAccess.com/co
Test Structure
 Each grade level and content area will consist of three
sections
 Item Types
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Selected Response (multiple choice)
Constructed Response
Computer-enabled Technology-enhanced items
Drag and Drop
 Hotspot
 Bar Graph
 Performance Events - Social Studies
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Multiple Source Tabs
 Simulations - Science
Let’s dive in…
www.pearsonaccess.com
Select Colorado
 Click
on the Support tab

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