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  1. 1. Schoolnet II Welcome Instructor:
  2. 2. Learning Goals At the end of this workshop, you will understand how to: Explain how user roles impacts item access Create and Administer Benchmark Assessments Explain how test categories and test dates impact test content and results access Understand best practices for creating assessment items 2
  3. 3. 3 Where can I find helpful resources ? DPI and Pearson have loaded a variety of helpful materials into Schoolnet. Search Home Base in Instructional Materials to locate: Quick reference cards End user PowerPoint presentations Training scripts Schoolnet contains screen specific help on every screen ( to access click the ) For hardware and software questions click System Requirements in the footer of any screen
  4. 4. 4 Pearson K12 Technology Customer Education Self-Paced Distance Learning: When are we training? Self-Paced Distance Learning, accessed via PowerSource, Web-based Mastery in Minutes training includes short tutorials that are topic-specific for easy answers to simple tasks Online distance learning consists of interactive courses approximately one hour in duration. Designed for adult learners, this type of training includes authentic assessment, interactive storylines, and hand-drawn graphics to engage learners. Unlimited access! LEAs determine who can access the materials Authentic Assessment to evaluate understanding of concepts Practice throughout the course
  5. 5. 5 What Assessment Items are available? DPI has loaded a total of 35,919 assessment items (as of Sept 19th 2014) ELA 6,352 Math 13,536 Science 12,834 Social Studies 2,432 Additionally, there are 869 passages More items/ Passages can be created and submitted for approval to the state. Once approved they will be available for every educator in North Carolina.
  6. 6. 6 What Instructional Materials are available? DPI has loaded a total of 38,026 instructional materials (as of sept 19th 2014) Curricular Units - 396 Instructional Units 1,545 Lesson Plans 12,212 Assessments - 442 Resources 11,454 External Resources 11,977 More instructional materials can be created and submitted for approval to the state. Once approved they will be available for every education in North Carolina.
  7. 7. Item Types TYPE Paper Online Clickers Notes Multiple choice Y Y Y T/F Y Y Some Gridded Y Y Some Open Response Y Y Some Can be associated with a rubric Inline Response Y Y N Matching Y Y N Hot spot - Single N Y N Hot Spot Multiple N Y N Drag and Drop N Y N Click Stick Drop N Y N Tasks Some Y N A collection of items 7
  8. 8. Building the Item Bank Grouping multi-step items into reusable tasks Snip it tool for adding Items Paste from Word Using the html editor Use of express test to create placeholders Answer Key Only tests Bulk uploading Scores 8
  9. 9. Tasks A task is a collection of items that you can reuse Each item can have a different standard and point value Group items that are part of a project and cant stand alone 9
  10. 10. 10 Activity: Create a Task item with at least 2 activities. Note the difference when saving in Leadership vs Teacher role.
  11. 11. Item Visibility Options Determine who should have access to each item Enable co-authoring to create items collaboratively Reserve some items for district benchmarking 11
  12. 12. Process for Submitting and Approving Any user can submit an item, passage, or rubric to be shared Users who are permissioned to do so can approve content at their default institution Once the content is approved, the submitter can no longer edit the content 12
  13. 13. Naming conventions for assessments For example: Preparing for testing Discuss who will do what Including item creation, test creation, scheduling and assigning tests, and monitoring the collection of results 13 Math 6 CDB 1 2013-2014 Math 6 CDB 1 M 2013-2014 Subject Grade Test title School year Modified Rolling Out an Assessment Program 13
  14. 14. Restrict Teacher Access 14
  15. 15. Restrict Teacher Access 15
  16. 16. 16 Review Activity: (Creating a test) Create a District Benchmark containing 4-6 items (title it with your initials). Choose 8th Grade Math. Edit one item to be an Open Response item. Find the task item and add it to the test (hint Advanced Search).
  17. 17. Benchmark vs. Classroom Tests Benchmark Results appear in School & District Data and Classrooms Tests created at the district or school level for the purpose of institution-wide data collection Only the highest level category used for KPI calculations Classroom Results appear in only Classrooms Tests created for the purpose of classroom use Can be teacher-created or selected from a pool of pre- made tests My Classroom or Common Classroom categories available 17
  18. 18. Test Category What Type of Assessment am I creating Test Category Use for Where to Find Results My Classroom Check for Understandings, classroom tests with scores for teacher use only In Student Profile and Classrooms Shared Classroom Assessment Assessment shared by Teachers Tests that can be used by multiple teachers of a course that dont need review at aggregate level In Student Profile and Classrooms School Assessment End of Unit Assessments Tests taken by students in multiple teachers classes that should be viewed at the school level either by teacher or aggregated Same as above plus throughout School & District Data with the exception of KPIs District Benchmark Baseline/Benchmark Assessments Tests taken by all students in a course that should be available for all reports Same as above plus in KPI if this is the most recent test 18
  19. 19. Understanding Test Stages Private Draft Visible only to the creator Public Draft Visible and available for editing to all users with permission to create and edit tests Does not apply to teacher-created classroom tests Ready To Schedule Test content is complete and cannot be edited Be sure to add any new items to Item Central before scheduling Scheduled The test is assigned, but has not reached the start date A test switches from Scheduled to In Progress automatically when the start date is reached In Progress Current time is between the start date and the end date Automatically switches to Complete when the number of results exceeds a certain percent of eligible test takers (default is 85%) Complete The test is Complete when the current time is past the end date or percentage hit 19
  20. 20. Scheduling at the School & District Option Available to Description Assign to students All Assign the test to a specific set of courses Recommend to teachers District and school test administrators Suggest this test to teachers based on course taught. Teachers have option to assign the test to students . Recommend to schools District test administrators Turn over the assignment task to school test administrators who can then assign the test. Use this option when you do not have sufficient knowledge of the courses at each school to assign the tests. School test administrators will see an additional section titled Recommend Tests on the Assessment Admin page. These users must click Not Assigned to assign these tests locally. 20
  21. 21. 21 Resume Activity Return to test. Go through test stages, Private, Public, Ready to Schedule. What do you need to do at Ready to Schedule stage? Copy test and replace the words (COPY) with Recommend. Schedule the Recommend test to start immediately and recommend to schools/courses. Schedule the original test to start the next day and assign directly to courses (or Quick Assignment)
  22. 22. Assigning District Benchmarks 22
  23. 23. Assigning District Benchmarks Cont 23
  24. 24. Teacher Assigns Recommended Test Click No in the Assigned column of a recommended test to assign it to sections 24
  25. 25. Preparing for Online Testing Students - Understand available features, how to view results, how results will be used Teacher or other proctors - Access to Proctor Dashboard, online passcode, usernames and passwords Computers - Hardware and software 25
  26. 26. Printing Printing options available on Test Detail page If testing online, will some students with accommodations test on paper? Discuss who will print: Test booklet Answer sheets Answer key Scoring instructions or rubrics 26
  27. 27. Scanning Use ScanIt to scan and upload results
  28. 28. Scoring Score by student or section 28
  29. 29. 29 Resume Activity Return to original test (in progress and assigned to courses). Score open response items by sections
  30. 30. Track Completion Rates Test administrators monitor the progress of scanning by school and by section with Track Completion Rates. 30
  31. 31. Discussion: Implementing Assessments Building the item banks - Submission/approval process Who will do what? - Creating school assessments / district benchmarks? - Assigning / recommending? - Scanning / printing - Tracking data completion
  32. 32. Dont Forget! Navigate to the survey and tell us what you think!
  33. 33. Welcome back 33
  34. 34. CURRICULUM MANAGER DAY 1 PM USE CM PPT Use Curriculum Manager PPT 34
  35. 35. Welcome back 35
  37. 37. Learning Goals School and District Data Overview Distinguish between the who and the what for reporting Define student sets Build custom reports Publish reports Tag key reports Run course or section reports
  38. 38. DISTRICT/SCHOOL level reporting Overview 38
  39. 39. View Key Performance Indicators Explore the KPI Dashboard.
  40. 40. How did students perform on benchmark tests?
  41. 41. Drilling Down: Item Analysis Report Find a section that has district and local assessmen