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Alaska Measures of Progress District Test Coordinator Webinar 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. December 9, 2014 James Herynk
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 Agenda
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 Preface: Three Test Types
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 Review
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 5 th, 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 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 p. 7.2
District Test Coordinators’ Perspective Test Management (sub-Test Management) Test Management
Report Data Extracts 1.Current Enrollment 2.Access Profile (PNP or Accessibility Profile) 3.Roster 4.Users Go to: 1.Educator PortalEducator Portal 2.Click on Reports p. 8.1
Test Records Report through TEC Extract —Will show Current Test Records Overwrites —Can be re-uploaded with corrections and additional data Report Data Extracts: Coming Soon
1.January 5 th 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. p. 3.22 TEC: Paper/Pencil Test Record Deadline
Coming Soon: December 19 th 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 5 th 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
Technology DirectorJanuary 8 th, 2015 District Test CoordinatorJanuary 12 th, 2015 EducatorJanuary 13 th, 2015 Upcoming Webinars
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