Presentation on theme: "FUSD Local Assessment System for Elementary Schools"— Presentation transcript:
1 FUSD Local Assessment System for Elementary Schools 2008-09 Ben Atitya, Administrative Analyst,Carlos Ramirez, Technical Assistant,Gloria Alamillo, Computer User Systems Tech,Jim Bertram, Testing Technician,
2 AGENDA Welcome and Introductions FUSD Local Assessments GLAS ProceduresOrdering MaterialsPackagingDelivery and Pick-upScanning and ScoringWhat’s New?FYI
3 Aligned Instructional System Taught Curriculum Written CurriculumAlignedInstructionalSystemTEACHINGLEARNINGTaught CurriculumAssessed Curriculum
4 LOCAL ASSESSMENT SYSTEM PurposesMeasure student learning on the assessed standards;Allow teachers to reflect on their teaching of assessed standards;Enable teachers to target students for appropriate instructional interventions;Monitor the delivery and pacing of the curriculum; andProvide overall GLAS results in a manner similar to CST results.
5 LOCAL ASSESSMENTS KINDERGARTEN GRADES 1-6 ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS District Writing sampleKindergarten Assessment of Individual Growth (KAIG)District Writing SampleGrade Level Assessment of Standards (GLAS)MATHENGLISH Language DevelopmentEnglish Language Development Assessment (ELDA)
7 ORDERING MATERIALSREA orders test materials two weeks before the testing windowREA needs a list of bilingual Spanish classrooms. Please school name and room number to Carlos RamirezFor additional materials, please complete GLAS material request form online at
8 PACKAGING Test materials are packaged in this manner: Test Coordinator packageClassroom packageOpen boxes in numerical order to check contents.
9 PACKAGING Test Coordinator’s package contains An inventory sheet Box labels for returning materialCopies of class rostersExtra administration guidelinesExtra grade 1 ELA & Math scriptsBlank answer sheets (20 per subject)Extra test booklets (5 per grade)Extra SIS forms (20)
10 Classroom packages contain PACKAGINGClassroom packages containan inventory sheetadministration guideIf 1st grade, ELA & Math scriptsa class rosterpre-identified answer sheets, andtest booklets for the class
11 DELIVERY AND PICKUPDeliveries are unusually made on the Wednesday (or Thursday) BEFORE the testing windowMaterials are delivered to the main office
12 DELIVERY AND PICKUPPickups are usually made on the Tuesday (or Wednesday) AFTER the testing windowPlease store the materials in a centrally located area for easy accessCall Jim ( ) for other delivery or pick-up arrangements
13 Scorable Materials and Non-scorable materials must be packaged… SCANNING AND SCORINGScorable Materials andNon-scorable materials must be packaged…… separately.
14 Scorable Materials Scorable Scorable Box 2 of 2 Box 1 of 2 Class rosters and Answer Sheets marked absent should be at the top of box 1Verify that all the hand-bubbled answer sheets are marked completely and correctlyHand-bubble an answer sheet for students not listed on the rosters that enrolled at your schoolHand-bubble a new answer sheet and destroy the pre-printed answer sheet for students that need to have their pre-printed answer sheet changed.Scorable MaterialsBox 1 of 2ScorableBox of 2ScorableClass Rosters & OtherMTH Gr. 1 BookletsMTH Hand-bubbledMTH Gr. 2 BookletsMTH Gr. 3-6 Ans. Sheets
15 SCANNING AND SCORING NON-Scorable Materials Include all Administration GuidelinesEnclose all unused BLANK answer sheetsReturn ALL test booklets by grade levelUse provided return labels to mark the boxes
16 SCANNING AND SCORING Scanning Efficiency Grades 1 and 2 Box test booklets by subject and gradeInsert SIS forms after the cover, face upRemove extra scratch paper from math bookletsELA/Math answer sheets cannot be used as a slip sheetOn hand-bubbled SIS, make sure to fill in student’s name, id, birthdate, and test number
17 SCANNING AND SCORING Scanning Efficiency Grades 3-6 Answer Sheets Stack by subjectNo Post-it notes (if necessary to use a Post-it, please put those answer sheets on top of stack)Have teachers make sure no answer sheets are left in test booklets
18 SCANNING AND SCORING Scoring Timeline Following the “Scanning Efficiency” steps at the site results in same day scoring and equals next day reporting for grades 3-6.Grades 1-2 booklets will take one to three days to process
20 New for 2008-09 2008-09 Test Calendar 2008-09 Test Processing Dates KAIGELDA BookletsGLAS MathMatrix for Grades 1 - 6Response AnalysisTeacher’s Edition
21 FYIIf you need additional test materials, complete the GLAS material request form onlineIf you have questions about delivery and pick-up, call Jim ( )If you have questions about packaging, call Gloria ( )If you have questions about scanning, call Carlos ( ) or Jim ( )For other questions call Ben ( )