Test items are secure No duplicating allowed Data privacy is expected Non-disclosure must be in place for a person to handle materials and/or proctor a test By signing you affirm Authorized to view materials Authorized to view student data Will keep materials secure Will keep data private
Before Check with ELL / Spec Ed regarding accommodations New to country do have to take part in math test Use samplers and tutorials with students Students must view tutorial prior to test date
In Advance All students must be provided headphones Place “testing” sign on door Online math tests: provide scratch paper, gridded paper, and formula sheets (arrange with secretaries) FMS – tickets from Angi ELEM – login cards in Media Center
What-ifs Restrooms breaks (one student at a time, escorted) Pause test when student leaves the room If more than 20 minutes, test is sealed Student illness After 20 minutes, cannot “go back” Disruption due to weather Pause (online) Fire alarm or evacuation Stop test (after 20 minutes, sealed)
Testing Day Monitor students DURING testing Eliminate distractions Don’t use computer Eliminate interruptions (phone, etc)
TAR Complete Test Administration Report if Inappropriate behavior that would invalidate the test Adult transfers responses Translator is used Student refusal to test Student uses assistive technology TAR form on homepage > testing > MCA and OLPA > under “During Testing”
Math Tech-enhanced questions Audio for all students Calculator is automatic Adaptive (only within the grade level) Can be paused at any time Results available immediately to teacher Samplers and tutorial online
End of Period When you have about 10 minutes left in the class period, let students know to begin reviewing any problems from earlier work. When the test is paused for the day, all problems from the current test period will be locked and changes will not be allowed when students return the next day.
Management Bring your class to test BOTH days. Anyone not done after 2 nd day, tell Cindy. On the make-up day, send them to the lab during your math period to finish testing.
MDE WILL BE MONITORING TEST ADMINISTRATIONS AT RANDOM SCHOOLS THROUGHOUT THE STATE. Monitoring Checklist
Checklist Non-disclosure forms complete Test monitors trained Testing calendar followed TARs completed as needed IEPs correspond with testing methods District or School Assessment Coordinator available to monitor No testing room unsupervised at any time Only one student leaves a testing room at a time; escorted
Checklist Students working at own pace, no pressure Questions about directions answered before testing begins ONLY direction-type questions answered No electronic devices – must be off and out of sight Only authorized materials on student desk Test is ACTIVELY monitored
Checklist Assessment room is quiet and distraction-free Prohibited or questionable behavior is reported to secretary or Angi ASAP Test Security issues report to Angi immediately Testing is taking place in a distraction-free environment Testing rooms are not over-crowded All classroom materials that pertain to the test are covered or removed