2012-2013 Virginia Alternate Assessment Program (VAAP) Changes. Augusta County Public Schools 2012-13. Presentation Topics. What Has Not Changed Dynamic Learning Maps (DLM) Overview New Curriculum – State Driven VAAP Changes for Reading, Writing, Mathematics and Science
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2012-2013 Virginia Alternate Assessment Program(VAAP) Changes
Augusta County Public Schools
New Curriculum – State Driven
In 2014-2015 Virginia will implement a new online alternate assessment program for students with significant cognitive disabilities to replace the current “Collections of Evidence” in reading, writing, and mathematics.
The DLM system is designed to map a student’s learning throughout the year. The system will use items and tasks that are embedded in day-to-day instruction. In this way, assessment happens as part of instruction, which both informs teaching and benefits students.
Common Core State Standards (CCSS)/Virginia’s SOL. The ASOL are derived from the essential elements.
“all students should have access to challenging grade-level content.”
ASOLs are only a representative sample of the many things taught.
Social Studies Continues as in the Past
VAAP – ReadingLearner Profile activity
(Applies to Reading, Writing, Science and Mathematics)
To fully demonstrate an ASOL means:
To partially demonstrate an ASOL means:
To demonstrate an ASOL means:
Allowed in VAAP Collections
Not Allowed in VAAP Collections
3 M-MG 3 (a) The student will tell time to the hour on a (sol 3.11)digital clock.
The student is able to identify the clock as the tool to tell time.
The student will identify the location of the hour on a digital clock.
The student will look at a digital clock and read the time to the hour.
3 E-RW 2 (b)(SOL 2.6) The student will demonstrate understanding of the meaning of newly acquired vocabulary.
The student is able to identify a new vocabulary word when presented with a pair of words.
The student is able to identify new vocabulary in a reading selection.
The student is able to correctly answer questions using new vocabulary per its definition.
New SEI Tags must include:
Throw away all old SEI Tags!!!!
New Content Area Cover Sheet must include:
Virginia Alternate Assessment Program
2012-2013 VAAP Content Area Cover Sheet
State Testing Identifier (STI)_____________________________ Grade:____________
School Division Name_______________________ School Name_________________
Check Content Area: __ Reading __ Writing __Mathematics __ Science
__History/Social Science (does not require Level of Performance)
Things to consider
Provide each staff person involved in VAAP with: