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Assessment Management System


BENCHMARK EXAMS TAB
TRAINING MATERIALS


WASHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT
Public Policy, Accountability & Assessment

2008 - 2009



Version 2.0 Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training

TABLE OF CONTENTS
RESOURCES ............................................................................................................... 4
Syllabus: 2-Hour Training....................................................................................... 4
Support for WCSD Data Management Site Trainers.............................................. 5
Consensogram................................................................................................................... 6
Program Objectives ............................................................................................... 7
Issue Bin ................................................................................................................ 8
Assessment Purpose ............................................................................................. 9
PLATFORM – GENERATING BENCHMARK EXAM REPORTS IN EDUSOFT........ 10
Log In Quick Guide .............................................................................................. 11
Reporting Overview 12
Reporting Usage Guide ....................................................................................... 13
Hands-On Exercise: To Generate Reports ................. ...

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Assessment Management System BENCHMARK EXAMS TAB TRAINING MATERIALS WASHOE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT Public Policy, Accountability & Assessment 2008 - 2009 Version 2.0 Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training TABLE OF CONTENTS RESOURCES ............................................................................................................... 4 Syllabus: 2-Hour Training....................................................................................... 4 Support for WCSD Data Management Site Trainers.............................................. 5 Consensogram................................................................................................................... 6 Program Objectives ............................................................................................... 7 Issue Bin ................................................................................................................ 8 Assessment Purpose ............................................................................................. 9 PLATFORM – GENERATING BENCHMARK EXAM REPORTS IN EDUSOFT........ 10 Log In Quick Guide .............................................................................................. 11 Reporting Overview 12 Reporting Usage Guide ....................................................................................... 13 Hands-On Exercise: To Generate Reports .......................................................... 14 PERFORMANCE BAND REPORT ................................................................................... 15 Instructions for WCSD Assessments ................................................................... 15 Quick Guide (Edusoft Library): General Instructions............................................ 17 INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL................................................................................................ 18 Instructions for WCSD Assessments 18 Quick Guide (Edusoft Library): General Instructions (modified by WCSD) .......... 20 CLASS LIST REPORT.................................................................................................. 22 Instructions for WCSD Assessments 22 Quick Guide (Edusoft Library): General Instructions............................................ 24 ITEM ANALYSIS REPORT............................................................................................. 25 Instructions for WCSD Assessments ................................................................... 25 y): General Instructions 27 STUDENT PERFORMANCE REPORT.............................................................................. 28 Instructions for WCSD Assessments 28 Quick Guide (Edusoft Library): General Instructions............................................ 30 REPORT BUILDER TOOL 31 Instructions for WCSD Assessments ................................................................... 31 Quick Guide Page (Edusoft Library): General Instructions .................................. 34 Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 2 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training TABLE OF CONTENTS CLASSROOM APPLICATION—GEOGRAPHY AND USE........................................ 38 Edusoft Labels to State Indicators ....................................................................... 39 PERFORMANCE BAND REPORT ................................................................................... 40 Student Activities Exercise 40 You Be George Activity........................................................................................ 41 Geography ........................................................................................................... 42 Sample Student Checklist.................................................................................... 43 Student PDSA Goal Sheet - Sample.................................................................... 44 Class PDSA ......................................................................................................... 45 CLASSROOM DISPLAYS.............................................................................................. 46 PDSA in the Classroom ....................................................................................... 46 “I Can” Statements............................................................................................... 47 CLASS LIST REPORT.................................................................................................. 48 Differentiated Instructiona Planning Exercise....................................................... 48 Classroom-at-a-Glance Worksheet—Sample Display ......................................... 49 Geography ........................................................................................................... 50 Classroom-at-a-Glance Worksheet—Sample for Teacher................................... 51 Differentiated Instruction—Exercises ................................................................... 52 Differentiated Instruction Models.......................................................................... 53 ITEM ANALYSIS REPORT............................................................................................. 54 Reviewing Test Questions Exercise..................................................................... 54 Geography 55 ASSESSMENT THEORY ........................................................................................... 56 BALANCED ASSESSMENT PROGRAM DESIGN............................................................... 56 POWERPOINT PRESENTATION..................................................................................... 57 Exercise ............................................................................................................... 57 Notes ................................................................................................................... 58 ASSESSMENT PURPOSE 63 Exercise 63 Key Terms............................................................................................................ 64 Definitions ............................................................................................................ 65 Classroom Application ......................................................................................... 66 Hands-on Activity................................................................................................. 67 APPENDIX.................................................................................................................. 69 TRAINING COURSE SYLLABI ........................................................................................ 69 INDEX ......................................................................................................................... 72 NOTES………………………………………………………………………………….……..73 Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 3 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training Resources Syllabus: 2-Hour Training BENCHMARK EXAM REPORTING Introductions and Overview • Housekeeping • Issue Bin 10 min • Training Objectives • Consensogram • Purpose of Benchmark Assessment Program PLATFORM Generating Benchmark Exam Reports in Edusoft • Live Demonstration o Performance Band Report o Instructional Tool and Report Labels 60 min o Class List Report o Item Analysis o Report Builder Tool • Opportunity to Generate the Reports • Hands-on Exercises (Discuss and interpret data/PLC application) CLASSROOM APPLICATION Geography and Use of the Reports • Student Checklists 40 min • Classroom Display (Plan, Do, Study, Act) • Intervention and Enrichment Planning WRAP UP Consensogram 10 min Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 4 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training Resources Support for WCSD Data Management System Users As a WCSD Data Management System Site Trainer, you may wish to print resources from this manual and reproduce them for trainings at your school site. To locate the files containing data management system information, do this: 1. Go to the webpage: www.washoe.k12.nv.us. (This screen is shown below.) 2. Click the District link (circled below). 3. In the District area, Click the Departments link. 4. In the Departments area, click the Public Policy Accountability and Assessment link. 5. Click the Edusoft link. You may also access data management system materials on the webpage at the address below: http://www.washoe.k12.nv.us/district/departments/public-policy- accountability-assessment/edusoft If you have questions about the data management system or need support, we are always pleased to help you. E-mail: EdusoftTraining@washoe.k12.nv.us Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 5 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training Resources Consensogram 1 2 3 4 5 Don’t Understand the Understand the Understand data and Ready to use the understand data, but don’t data and know the the purpose and data to improve standar ds- know the purposes purpose, but don’t know how to get learning in two or based for administering know how to use started using the more classes or assessment the assessments. the data to data to increase content areas data. increase learning. learning in one class or content area Using Research-based Strategies to Increase Learning as Measured by the State CRT On the consensogram, indicate your current level of readiness to use data from WCSD Benchmark Assessments and/or standards-based classroom assessments to improve student learning. How to Use a Consensogram: 1. Identify and name the issue or concept. 2. Determine the scale. 3. Provide each person with a coding dot and instructions to use the dot to indicate current level of knowledge (understanding, commitment, etc.). 4. The first dot at a particular point on the scale should be placed on the baseline. 5. Successive dots should be placed above the previous dot. 6. Dots provide for anonymity. Note: This icon indicates a training tool. Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 6 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training Resources Program Objectives Consider the following: Before After Training Training 1. Could I explain the purpose of Y N Y N the WCSD Benchmark Assessment program or formative assessment? 2. Could I use data to determine Y N Y N which assessment questions or response choices to review with my class? 3. Could I create intervention plans Y N Y N based on my specific skills needs? 4. Could I help my class determine which skills and concepts we need to work on based on assessment results? 5. Could I help students set Y N Y N individual learning goals and celebrate successes based on assessment results? Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 7 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training Resources Issue Bin Issue Bin Please post messages indicating additional information you will need to be able to complete any of the objectives listed on page 7 in the Issue Bin or Parking Lot at the training facility. After the training, e-mail issues, questions, concerns and requests for additional information to… EdusoftTraining@washoe.k12.nv.us Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 8 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training Resources Assessment Purpose Put a checkmark next to the statements below that indicate ways that you have used or currently use assessment data. Put a star next to the statements below that indicate ways that you want to use or continue to use assessment data. Guidance in planning a measuring the effects of skills-specific intervention. Guidance in pacing the curriculum as it relates to student development, curriculum, and accountability needs. Springboard for student goal-setting. Springboard for teacher-class discussions about common errors and misunderstandings. Exemplars of assessment items in a format similar to that of state CRTs/HSPEs. Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 9 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us Data Management System, Site-based Trainers Training PLATFORM – Edusoft and WCSD Application Generating Benchmark Exam Reports in Edusoft Platform – Edusoft and WCSD Application Benchmark Assessment Reporting Page 10 of 73 rev 9-3-08 EdusoftTraining@Washoe.K12.nv.us