Alaska Measures of Progress District Test Coordinator Webinar December 9, 2014 James Herynk Webinar Logistics: • Audio will be streamed through Adobe Connect. • Audio is also available by calling 877-278-8686 Pin: 961449 — If using the phone as the audio source, MUTE the Adobe connect sound to prevent feedback. On the phone, press *6 to mute yourself. • Please hold questions until the end. • All questions must be asked through the chat box in the bottom right corner. Agenda • • • • Preface: Three Test Types Review Resources Testlets — Defined — Rollout — Setup — Ticketing — Monitoring — District Test Coordinator View • • • • Report Data Extracts Paper/Pencil, Braille, and Large Print Coming Soon… Upcoming Webinars Preface: Three Test Types • Technology Practice Tests —Generated by AMP (for all to access) —Currently available • Testlets —Generated by teachers (for rostered students) —Expected January, 2015 • Summative —Generated by the system (for TEST records) —March, 2015 Review • Distinguish between KITE Client and KITE Educator Portal • Upload 4 types of .CSV Templates: Users, Enrollment, Rosters, and TEC • Add Users, Students, and Rosters manually • Edit Users, Students, and Rosters • Three test types Resources • AMP Website akassessments.org —Documentation • Educator Portal Manual – Test Administration (Chapter 7) – Reports (Chapter 8) Testlets: Assessment for Learning • Designed to provide teachers and students with information to help gauge the level of students’ understanding. • 8-10 item testlets with items clustered by concept for grades 3-10 in ELA and math. • Teacher selected. • Immediate feedback to teacher and student. • Flexible use: formative tool, pre-test, check for understanding. Testlets: Rollout • Begins on or just after January 5th, 2015 • The current goal is for 1-2 testlets to be available for every grade and subject. • Rollout will continue through January and February of 2015. Testlets: Setting Up Test Sessions as a Teacher p. 7.2 • Test Session defined —In Educator Portal, a Test Session is the combination of: a single testlet, students assigned to that testlet, a name given by the person who creates the session, tickets generated with the student username and password, and • the testlet populating the assigned students’ KITE Client account. • • • • • Quick Links —Add New Test (Testlets) —Generate Tickets —Monitor Test District Test Coordinators’ Perspective • Test Management (sub-Test Management) Report Data Extracts p. 8.1 • Report Data Extracts 1. 2. 3. 4. Current Enrollment Access Profile (PNP or Accessibility Profile) Roster Users • Go to: 1. Educator Portal 2. Click on Reports Report Data Extracts: Coming Soon • Test Records Report through TEC Extract —Will show Current Test Records • Overwrites —Can be re-uploaded with corrections and additional data TEC: Paper/Pencil Test Record Deadline p. 3.22 1. January 5th is the deadline for assigning students to a Paper/Pencil summative assessment. (P test_type in the TEC) 2. The PNP (Access Profile) will also need to have Paper/Pencil, Large Print, Braille, and Read Aloud checked if being assigned as an accommodation. Coming Soon: December 19th for Educator Portal • Test Record/TEC Report Data Extract • More robust documentation in the EP Manual, including a appendix on error messages • Demonstration videos on Vimeo/Youtube (January 5th or sooner) • PNP settings adjustments “Spoken Audio” —Non Visual (no longer an option) —Text Only (no longer an option) —Subject selection for Read Aloud • Math only • Math and ELA —All students will have Read Aloud for directions Upcoming Webinars Technology Director District Test Coordinator January 8th, 2015 January 12th, 2015 Educator January 13th, 2015 Help Desk • Hours —M-F —5:00 am to 4:00 pm Alaska —8:00 am to 7:00 pm Central • Email —[email protected] • Phone —785-864-3537 —855-277-9752 (toll-free) THANK YOU!