Presentation on theme: "DELAWARE COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM SCHOOL READINESS Weekly Elluminate Session Week 3 – March 15 - March 19."— Presentation transcript:
DELAWARE COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM SCHOOL READINESS Weekly Elluminate Session Week 3 – March 15 - March 19
Elluminate Session Topics Updated Information on Student Training Test Updated Information Test Administrator Certification Demo on Using Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) Application within Portal Update for School Site Visits and Assistance from DOE DDOESSO DCAS Roles Update End-of-Course Updates Question and Answer Session
DCAS Student Training Test Available starting today – March 17, 2010 UPDATE: o Student will need to take Interactive Tutorial for Graphic Response items o This should be completed before taking Training Test Student should complete training test for Grade Band – Elementary, Middle or High School. PowerPoint for Student Training test available
DCAS Student Training Test
DCAS Test Administrator Certification Update Test Administrator Certification will be available starting March 17, 2010 Teachers must read the Test Administrator Manual before taking TA certification - will be available March 18, 2010 For those who have already completed TA certification please remind them to read Test Administrator Manual. Test Administrator Powerpoint is currently available.
DCAS Test Administrator Certification Update Must have DDOESSO account and access to DCAS to access Test Administrator Certification It is estimated certification will take minutes. You will receive certificate at end of the training. You must print and retain for your records.
DCAS Test Administrator Update IF session is split into two sessions or paused for more than 20 minutes a new test session must be created. Once student enters new test session he/she will pick-up where they left off. They will not be allowed to go able to go back to items already completed if test is taken in more than one session. Calculators grades 3-11 only
DCAS Test Administrator Update Scrap paper may be provided by schools but must be collected after each session and destroyed. Security for all test session is still in place and each test question is secure Each test item will not let the student move forward if he/she has not answered the question
DCAS Tide User Application Demo of application https://login.doe.k12.de.us/DDOESSO/SignOnPa ge.aspx https://login.doe.k12.de.us/DDOESSO/SignOnPa ge.aspx
DCAS DOE Site Visits and Assistance Schedule will be published later this week DOE will be available on first come first serve basis to visit schools/district to help with onsite readiness planning Schedule will be ed to DCAS Liasions
DDOESSO Updates Districts will be provided with list of users processed/not processed Individuals who dont currently have access and request it from DDOESSO request applications menu. We will do another batch load by Friday so they will be available on Monday, March 22, 2010
District End-of-Course Mapping This information will be provided to District Test Coordinators and DCAS Liasions next week. Timeline has been extended. The date will be announced when the document is sent.
CONTACT US Lisa Alexander, DCAS technology team lead and readiness coordinator at or at