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1 Race to the Top Instructional Improvement System (IIS) Overview Buckeye Valley Local Schools 02/13/2014

2 What is the IIS? The IIS is a powerful online learning platform that will enable teachers to accelerate and personalize the education experience by providing the following features: Online access to curriculum and standards Curriculum customization Easy to use paper, online and clicker test administration options that teachers can use to determine what progress students have made and what help they need Data analysis and reporting capabilities A portfolio of every students’ work

3 Thinkgate Item Banks NWEA - Formative Assessment Item Bank (FAIB) Note: this is different from the NWEA MAP program * FREE for School Year * $1.06 per student/year * MA/ELA/SCI/SS-aligned items * Model Curriculum * OAA Scores * Upload of Other Assessments * Upload of Curriculum Maps

4 Thinkgate NWEA Bank Formative Assessment Item Bank Ohio Coverage Report All counts are as of October 15, Due to the dynamic nature of the bank and ongoing work, totals may shift as additional work is completed. English Language ArtsMathematicsScienceSocial Studies Grade/CourseItem CountsGrade/CourseItem CountsGrade/CourseItem CountsGrade/CourseItem Counts Kindergarten629Kindergarten538Grade Three519Grade Seven90 Grade One1,415Grade One954Grade Four625Grade Eight180 Grade Two1,668Grade Two1,390Grade Five1,040American History440 Grade Three3,035Grade Three2,452Grade Six1,169American Government316 Grade Four3,388Grade Four4,242Grade Seven868Modern World History364 Grade Five3,222Grade Five2,458Grade Eight1,380Economics and Financial Literacy144 Grade Six3,228Grade Six2,751Grade Nine1,402World Geography177 Grade Seven2,983Grade Seven2,905Grade Ten1,008Total1,711 Grade Eight3,026Grade Eight4,888Grade Eleven265 Grade Nine1,838Grade Nine3,022Grade Twelve130 Grade Ten2,110Grade Ten1,180Total8,406 Grade Eleven1,382Grade Eleven716 Grade Twelve991Grade Twelve313 Total28,915Total27,809 Total Ohio Aligned Items66,841

5 Login Page Client Login Specifications for Buckeye Valley: URL: UserID: School address in full. Password: BuckeyeValley Client ID: OHBuckeyeValley

6 Teacher Home Screen https://www.thinkgateplatform.net/Ohio

7 How to create an assessment Select the class on the teacher home screen. On the lower carousel of tiles, find the classroom assessment tile and click add new. Select the make it quick option. Complete the assessment identification screen information and click continue. Scroll to find the standards to be assessed. Choose the number of items from each standard or click on the blue box to select items according to rigor level. Click generate assessment. Edit the assessment if necessary. Proof the assessment. (blue thumbs up)

8 Support and Training Two Types: Thinkgate Customer Support * Support functionality, data, ‘how to’ questions and login issues * 3 representatives per LEA permitted to access Thinkgate * * LEA Trainers * Training Team responsible for implementation and training the staff * 3 representatives per LEA attended a series of webinars to become trainers

9 Support and Training

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11 Questions?

12 Thank You! Jay Wollenburg Central Ohio Race to the Top Regional Specialist

13 K-5 Guided Practice 1. How to upload a curriculum map. 2. How to create an assessment. 3. How to access reports.

14 1. Curriculum Map Upload 1.Click the instruction tab at the top of the screen. 2.On the local curriculum maps tile, click add new and then click okay. 3.Select the curriculum map subtype. Selecting the curriculum map form will open a template. Selecting the curriculum map attachment will allow you to browse your files for an existing curriculum map. Selecting the curriculum map web-based will allow you to provide a link to a web-based map that can be accessed through the Resource tab. 4.Once you have selected the curriculum map subtype, click okay. 5.Type a name in the resource name field. 6.Browse for the curriculum map to be uploaded. 7.Click save. Click the back button and refresh the screen. 8.Your curriculum map will appear on the resources tile. *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

15 2. Assessment Creation

16 1.Select the class on the teacher home screen. 2.On the lower carousel of tiles, find the classroom assessment tile and click add new. 3.Select the make it quick option. 4.Complete the assessment identification screen information and click continue. 5.Scroll to find the standards to be assessed. Choose the number of items from each standard or click on the blue box to select items according to rigor level. 6.Click generate assessment. 7.Edit the assessment if necessary. 8.Proof the assessment. (blue thumbs up) *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

17 Editing Tools Print Online Preview Copy Delete Undo Print HTML Format Print Word Format Configure Assessment Reorder Assessment Proof Assessment

18 3. Accessing Data 1.Select the class on the teacher home screen. 2.On the lower carousel of tiles, find the assessment results tile and click on the four arrow expand icon. 3.Click the red, yellow or green box for the assessment for which you would like to get a report. 4.Click on the report type to generate the report. 5.Close the current window to select a different report. 6.Choose print if you would like to print a report for parents. *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

19 6-12 Math/ELA Guided Practice 1. How to upload a curriculum map. 2. How to create an assessment. 3. How to access reports.

20 1. Curriculum Map Upload 1.Click the instruction tab at the top of the screen. 2.On the local curriculum maps tile, click add new and then click okay. 3.Select the curriculum map subtype. Selecting the curriculum map form will open a template. Selecting the curriculum map attachment will allow you to browse your files for an existing curriculum map. Selecting the curriculum map web-based will allow you to provide a link to a web-based map that can be accessed through the Resource tab. 4.Once you have selected the curriculum map subtype, click okay. 5.Type a name in the resource name field. 6.Browse for the curriculum map to be uploaded. 7.Click save. Click the back button and refresh the screen. 8.Your curriculum map will appear on the resources tile. *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

21 2. Assessment Creation

22 1.Select the class on the teacher home screen. 2.On the lower carousel of tiles, find the classroom assessment tile and click add new. 3.Select the make it quick option. 4.Complete the assessment identification screen information and click continue. 5.Scroll to find the standards to be assessed. Choose the number of items from each standard or click on the blue box to select items according to rigor level. 6.Click generate assessment. 7.Edit the assessment if necessary. 8.Proof the assessment. (blue thumbs up) *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

23 Editing Tools Print Online Preview Copy Delete Undo Print HTML Format Print Word Format Configure Assessment Reorder Assessment Proof Assessment

24 3. Accessing Data 1.Select the class on the teacher home screen. 2.On the lower carousel of tiles, find the assessment results tile and click on the four arrow expand icon. 3.Click the red, yellow or green box for the assessment for which you would like to get a report. 4.Click on the report type to generate the report. 5.Close the current window to select a different report. 6.Choose print if you would like to print a report for parents. *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

25 6-12 Social Studies, Science and Specials Teachers 1. How to upload a curriculum map. 2. How to upload an existing assessment. 3. How to access reports.

26 1. Curriculum Map Upload 1.Click the instruction tab at the top of the screen. 2.On the local curriculum maps tile, click add new and then click okay. 3.Select the curriculum map subtype. Selecting the curriculum map form will open a template. Selecting the curriculum map attachment will allow you to browse your files for an existing curriculum map. Selecting the curriculum map web-based will allow you to provide a link to a web-based map that can be accessed through the Resource tab. 4.Once you have selected the curriculum map subtype, click okay. 5.Type a name in the resource name field. 6.Browse for the curriculum map to be uploaded. 7.Click save. Click the back button and refresh the screen. 8.Your curriculum map will appear on the resources tile. *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.

27 2. Assessment Upload *Click on help for reference guides to assist you. 1.Select the class you will be uploading an assessment for and click add new. 2.Click on Create My Own. 3.Grade, subject and course will already be populated. Edit the Assessment Type, Term and change the content to external. Then, enter a description and click continue. 4.Next to item count, enter the number of items and click on add new. (green plus sign) 5.Click in the circle that corresponds with the correct answer. Select the corresponding standard, rigor level, difficulty index and weight. Repeat for each item. 6.Click on proof assessment. (blue thumbs up) 7.Refresh the screen and click on the class to see the assessment.

28 2. Assessment Upload *Click on help for reference guides to assist you. 8. Click on the documents tab to upload a pdf of the assessment. 9. Click the assessment upload icon. (blue up arrow) 10. Click the browse button, locate the file and click open. 11. Click upload. 12.Click preview to view the assessment. (magnifying glass) 13.Click on the x to close the assessment and the update tab to return to the assessment content screen.

29 Editing Tools Print Online Preview Copy Delete Undo Print HTML Format Print Word Format Configure Assessment Reorder Assessment Proof Assessment

30 3. Accessing Data 1.Select the class on the teacher home screen. 2.On the lower carousel of tiles, find the assessment results tile and click on the four arrow expand icon. 3.Click the red, yellow or green box for the assessment for which you would like to get a report. 4.Click on the report type to generate the report. 5.Close the current window to select a different report. 6.Choose print if you would like to print a report for parents. *Click on help for reference guides to assist you.


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