Presentation on theme: "El Cerrito Middle School California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress CAASPP March 2014."— Presentation transcript:
El Cerrito Middle School California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress CAASPP March 2014
Remaining Paper and Pencil Assessments California Standards Tests for Science – Grade 8 California Modified Assessment for Science – Grade 8 California Alternate Performance Assessment: ELA and Mathematics – Grades 6 through 8 Science – Grade 8
8 th grade Science Testing May 6 – CST and CMA Science.
Smarter Balanced Assessments: March 18 – May 16
1. “Test the Test” 2. Evaluate Testing Software 3. Ensure Quality of Test Questions 4.Evaluate the Effectiveness of the Test Administration and Training Materials 5.Establish Scoring and Reporting Levels 6.“Dress Rehearsal” for the Operational Assessments in “Stress Test” LEA Technology 8.Familiarize Educators, Administrators, and Students with Online Testing Purpose of the Smarter Balanced Field Test
− Grades 6–8: All students _________________________________________________ − The only students exempted from participating in the Field Test are as follows: − Students participating in the California Alternate Performance Assessment (CAPA) − English Learners who have been attending school in the United States for less than 12 months will not take the SBAC ELA field test. However, they do take the SBAC math field test. Who will take SBAC Field Tests?
Resources - Two types of resources: Smarter Balanced Web Site California Specific Smarter Balanced Web Site - Resources you may wish to check out: - Smarter Balanced Sample Parent Letter is available in both English and Spanish. - Videos introducing Smarter Balanced assessments for students is available: Middle School: High School:
Accessing the Training and Practice Tests CDE Web site: OR California Smarter Balanced Portal: