Acuity Advanced Integration & Innovation to drive ISTEP+ Growth presented by: Zakary Tanner Jacqueline Barnette Evansville Vanderburgh School Corp. Presenters Background Zakary Tanner - Director of Assessment - For the previous 5 years, served as a Data Coach serving Elementary & Middle School buildings in the use of Student Assessment Data to guide/inform instructional practice. - Background includes technology, business, and information systems. Jacqueline Barnette - Lead Data Coach - Works with teachers, administrators, and district personnel in analyzing and improving student data. Additionally, she works part time for the school district’s Virtual Academy teaching Social Studies and French. - Background includes experience in education, non-profit management, and human resources. 2 District Background Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation Grade Levels - Pre.K to 12 Number of Schools - 36 Number of Students - 22,688 Students in Poverty - 59.5% Acuity used since 2007-2008 (first corp. in Indiana) - Grades 3-8 English, Math, Science, Soc. St. - Grades 9-12 Algebra I & English 10 *Reported to IDOE in 2013-2014 3 Presentation Objectives EVSC Data Acuity Engagement Matrix - What’s your Level? Improvement Process Acuity Advanced Integration 1. Data Analysis 2. Action Plan (30 Days) 3. Assessing Progress Adapting to Changes - New Tests, New Acuity, & New Supports 4 EVSC - School Accountability Grades A's B's C's D's F's 2012 2013 2014 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% % of Schools 5 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% EVSC IN - Public IN - NonPublic English Language-Arts 6% 4% % Proficient 2% 3% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0% 1% 0% -1% -2% -3% -4% -6% 2012 2013 Change in ISTEP+ Proficiency 6 2014 IN - Public IN - NonPublic EVSC English Language-Arts 100% 90% 80% % Proficient 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall2009 Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012 Spring 2013 Spring 2014 Spring ISTEP+ Proficiency 7 EVSC IN - Public IN - NonPublic Mathematics 6% 6% 4% % Proficient 2% 2% 2% 1% 1% 0% 0% 0% -2% -2% -4% -6% 2012 2013 Change in ISTEP+ Proficiency 8 2014 0% IN - Public IN - NonPublic EVSC Mathematics 100% 90% 80% % Proficient 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% 2006 Fall 2007 Fall 2008 Fall2009 Spring 2010 Spring 2011 Spring 2012 Spring 2013 Spring 2014 Spring ISTEP+ Proficiency 9 Acuity Engagement Matrix Exploration Level 1: Implementation Level 2: Initiation Level 3: Integration District and school Students complete Acuity becomes part level leaders explore Acuity assignments of a District's data data driven and online reports driven instructional instructional system are available for system. enhancements. viewing. Level 4: Advanced Integration Level 5: Innovation Acuity learning data Acuity learning data Acuity learning data reviews are is used to drive use expands to structured, planned change decisions consistently support events and lead to with instructional formative data driven and student-based implementation or instruction. needs. special initiatives. What’s your level? 10 Improvement Process Assess Analyze Act Plan 11 Data Analysis Trajectory Report (created for 2013-2014)* 1. Standards-based Data from Acuity - Example: Acuity’s Assessment Report 2. Instructional & Assessment Guidance Document(s) from IDOE 3. Power Standard(s) from M.A. Rooney Foundation *Created by EVSC (O.P.A.R.) 12 Acuity Assessment Report (13-14) 13 Instructional & Assessment Guidance Documents (13-14) 14 M.A. Rooney Foundation Power Standards (13-14) 15 EVSC - Acuity to ISTEP+ Trajectory Report (v.1) 16 Data Organizer used with Trajectory Report or Classroom-level Acuity Reports 17 Action Plan (30 Days before ISTEP+) Whole Group Instruction Targeting class 1-2 Standards targeted for each cycle (1-2 weeks) - based on Trajectory Report - most recent Acuity Classroom Assessment Report Material covered 2-3x a week, 15mins. 18 Action Plan (30 Days before ISTEP+) Small Group Instruction Targeting less than 8 students, per cycle 1-2 Standards targeted for each cycle (1-2 weeks) - most recent Acuity Classroom Matrix Report (studentlevel) - Example: Students close to Pass+ or Pass (bubble students) Material covered 2-3x a week, 15mins. - Days opposite of whole group 19 Grouping: Calendar 1st Cycle from Actual Building Whole Group Small Group Whole Group Whole Group Small Group Whole Group 20 Small Group Whole Group Assessing for Progress (30 Days before ISTEP+) Post-Test (Acuity Custom Test, released ISTEP+, etc.) - Given on Friday at the end of cycle - Check for 80% Mastery of Standard(s) - If Mastery not shown, reteach next cycle with different strategy 21 Adapting to Changes What's New? New Indiana Academic Standards New Assessments - ISTEP+ New Instructional & Assessment Docs No Power Standards from M.A. Rooney - Acuity Readiness 1-3 No Predictive Proficiencies New Acuity User Experience New Trajectory Report 22 EVSC: Acuity to ISTEP+ Trajectory Report (v.2) 23 References IDOE Data - www.doe.in.gov/accountability/find-school-and-corporation-data-reports - www.doe.in.gov/accountability/f-accountability Instructional & Assessment Guidance Docs. - www.doe.in.gov/assessment/istep-grades-3-8 M. A. Rooney Foundation Power Standards - www.marooneyfoundation.org McGraw-Hill Education/CTB Acuity - www.ctb.com References Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation http://goo.gl/5tsGHU - Acuity Engagement Matrix - Sample Action Plan Calendar - Sample Data Organizer - Sample Trajectory Report 13-14 (ELA) - Sample Trajectory Report 13-14 (Math) - M.A. Rooney Power Standards 13-14 - Acuity Advanced Integration & Innovation to drive ISTEP+ Growth (slides) Contact Information Zakary Tanner [email protected] Jacqueline Barnette [email protected] Questions?