Presentation on theme: "Home Base – Schoolnet Assessment Items November 13, 2014."— Presentation transcript:
Home Base – Schoolnet Assessment Items November 13, 2014
Agenda Overview and Assessment Admin Assessment Items – Currently Available Statewide –Sources of the Items –Intended Use of the Items –Categories of Items How to Create –Items –Passages –Rubrics Access to former ClassScape Items Questions
Assessment Student Information Instructional Design, Practice & Resources Data Analysis and Reporting Information a student information system Effectiveness an online evaluation system and professional development system InformationInstruction Educator Effectiveness: Evaluation and Professional Development OpenClass Collaboration Schoolnet Instruction and Assessment PowerSchool Student Information Truenorthlogic Evaluation and PD 3 Overview Content: Instructional Resources & Assessment Items Instructional Tools & Resources A standards-aligned tool for instruction, assessment, and data analysis
Sources for the Assessment Items NCDPI –What items are included? ELA, Math, Science at grade levels aligned to EOGs and EOCs –These items were developed by teachers in NC (through collaboration from NCDPI and NCSU Center for Urban Affairs and Community Services) –Formerly in the ClassScape System –Publisher = NCDPI_Benchmark Secure at the district level and intended for district benchmark use –Publisher = NCDPI_Classroom Available to ALL users and intended for classroom use
NCDPI Classroom and Benchmark Assessment Items Classroom and Benchmark Items (Formerly in the ClassScape System) 3-8 ELA: 5453 English II: 593 3-8 Math: 11186 Algebra I/Integrated I: 2376 5 Science: 1871 8 Science: 2297 Biology: 1635 Total: 25411+ (development is ongoing) These items are split into a bank for teachers to use daily for classroom assessment purposes (Publisher = NCDPI_Classroom) and a bank that is secure at the district level for benchmark purposes (Publisher = NCDPI_Benchmark).
Other Sources for the Assessment Items Purchased via the Contract –NWEA or FAIB from NWEA Available to ALL users and intended for classroom use Science and Social Studies only –Pearson/Equella Available to ALL users and intended for classroom use Math and ELA only
Purchased Assessment Items FAIB from NWEA Social Studies Items Total: 2813 FAIB from NWEA Science Items Total: 7283
Intended Use of Items (by Source) Publisher NameUse of the ItemsUser Access NCDPI_Benchmark District Benchmark Assessments District Level Users Only NCDPI_Classroom Classroom or School Assessments All Users – Teacher, School, and District FAIB from NWEA (or NWEA) Classroom or School Assessments All Users – Teacher, School, and District Pearson or EquellaClassroom or School Assessments All Users – Teacher, School, and District
Assessment Item Categories In Item Central, item categories are listed under Browse by –There are 3 NEW categories this year
Benchmark Items Category District Access School/ Teacher Access
Classroom Items Category ALL Users can Access (Teacher, School, and District)
CTE Items Category Currently State Level Access Only
Define Properties When creating an item, users must align it to a subject, grade level and standard (Question and Response Language will default to English, but this can be changed if necessary to one of the other language options).
Enter Content Question Content – This is where you enter the content of your question. Answer Choices – This is where you enter the possible answer choices.
Entering Content When you click on a box that says “Click here to Enter Content” you will see the content editor below.
Indicate the Correct Response Below the content for each answer choice, you have the option to check a box to indicate the correct answer. –In the example to the right, answer choice A is indicated as the correct answer.
Assign Points Value Below the content for each answer choice, you can assign the points value for the question. –Once an answer choice is indicated as the correct response, the points value will default to 1
Additional Options (if applicable) Tools and Manipulatives –Check Enabled –Select the online tools and manipulatives that apply for your item Formula Reference Sheet –You can attach files in any of the formats to the right and they will appear on screen with the item
Save and Preview Once all content is entered and all steps of the item creation process are complete, click on Save and Preview (in the bottom right hand corner of the screen)
Online Preview Formula Reference Sheet Tools and Manipulatives
Save and Save Again After you Preview the Item, you will click Save. On the next screen, select “Only to Me” and then click Save again.
Finding an Item after you Save After clicking Save, you will return to the Create Screen. If you want to find your item, follow the basic steps below. 1.Hover over Assessment Admin 2.Click on Find an Item, Passage or Rubric 3.In Item Central, click Created By 4.Click Me (or the blue number of items in the Me box) 5.Click on View Results
Training Videos about ClassScape items in Home Base Building ClassScape Benchmark Assessments in Home Base Building ClassScape Classroom Assessments in Home Base http://www.ncpublicschools.org/ho mebase/training/videos/
Document about ClassScape items in Home Base Guide for How to Build your ClassScape Assessments in Home Base http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/h omebase/training/materials/schoolnet /classroom-benchmark/build- classscape-assessments-in-home- base.pdf
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Home Base Support Center Contact your school or district Home Base IIS Point Person first For technical issues, contact the Home Base Support Center: – email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org – or 919-807-4357
NCDPI offers webinars on Schoolnet and OpenClass on a regular basis. –On the first 3 Thursdays of each month, we will discuss either the Classrooms, Assessment Admin or School & District Data module in Schoolnet. –On the 4 th Thursday of each month, we will offer a webinar on OpenClass and/or Roles and Permissions. Archived recordings of all Home Base webinars can be found at: ncpublicschools.org/homebase/training/videos/webinars ncpublicschools.org/homebase/training/videos/webinars 52 Home Base Webinars