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Iowa Online Training

Agenda

  • High School Competency Diploma Option
  • New Iowa Assessment
  • Riverside Data Manager
  • How to Manage Staff, Rosters, Students
  • How to Create a Test Session
  • How to Proctor a Test
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High School Competency Diploma Option

Number of Graduates

  • Number of Graduates (HS Diploma Option)
    • 2010: 178
    • 2011: 159
    • 2012: 181
    • 2013: 201
  • Graduation Rate (based on 9th grade KUSD cohort)
    • Class of 2012 4–year Graduation rate
      • Without HS Diploma Option: 79.2%
      • With HS Diploma Option: 84.0%
    • Class of 2011 5–year Graduation rate
      • Without HS Diploma Option: 81.9%
      • With HS Diploma Option: 90.6%
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High School Competency Diploma Option

Eligibility

  • 17 to 20 years old
  • KUSD Resident
  • Member of KUSD Cohort (4th year)
    • A new student at 20 is not eligible
  • Credit Deficient
    • Beginning 4th year with less than 17 credits
  • 2014 or prior year Cohort
  • 2015 Cohort eligible only if 18-20 years old and age appropriate to be in Cohort 2014
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High School Competency Diploma Option

Requirements

  • High School Credits
    • Consumer Education
    • Health
    • Government/Politics
  • Employability Skills
    • Students with current employment
      • Employer evaluation, Student self evaluation, Pay stub
      • Students not employed
        • Work Readiness Portfolio
  • Writing Assessment (WKCE or WorkKeys)
  • Iowa Assessment
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High School Competency Diploma Option

Updated Staff and Student Handbook

  • Available on KUSD website under Departments/Educational Accountability
  • Student handbook:
    • http://www.kusd.edu/sites/default/files/document-library/english/competency-student.pdf
  • Staff handbook
    • http://www.kusd.edu/sites/default/files/document-library/english/competency-staff.pdf
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Pass/Fails List

Holds List

  • Pass/Fails List
    • Includes all students still eligible for high school diploma option but did not pass all subtests
    • Use for September recruiting
    • Determine what students last tested at your building
  • Holds List
    • Check application for completion of remaining HS Competency Diploma Option requirements
    • Waived subtests are noted on list
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Iowa Assessment

Testing Windows

  • September 18 – October 2, 2013
    • 3rd Friday is Friday, September 20, 2013
  • January 8 – 22, 2014
    • 2nd Friday is Friday, January 10, 2014
  • April 28 – May 9, 2014
  • Longer window due to on-line assessment scheduling and computer access
  • Cost is now $12 per student
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WorkKeys Business Writing

Testing Windows

  • December 9 – December 13, 2013
  • March 10 – March 17, 2014
  • July 7- July 11, 2014
  • KUSD cost is $11.00; increase to $11.50 in 2014.
  • Also available by appointment at Gateway Technical College.
  • Gateway provides same-day results but cost is higher (approx. $20).
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Iowa Assessment

Format

  • All questions are multiple choice
  • Each subtest begins with one or more sample question
  • Allow 5-10 minutes to log all students on system
  • All 5 minutes to take the Getting Started Tutorial
    • Explains online procedures
    • Show keystrokes
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Iowa Assessment Subtests

Testing Times

  • See Test Description and Administration Times Handout.
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Iowa Online

Technical Requirements

  • All student computers must have Secure Browser installed
    • Responsibility of Building Support Technician
    • Available at: http://www.riversidepublishing.com/products/datamanager/index.html
  • Test administrator must have own computer to control test sessions
  • Perform a test run prior to official test window
  • Students may complete Getting Started prior September 18
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Iowa Online

Materials and Equipment

  • Directions for Online Administration booklet
    • Included in building envelope
  • Scratch paper for students
  • Pencils for students
  • Session Code
  • Student Login Information (KUSD ID)
  • Spare computer
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Iowa Online

Riverside Data Manager

  • Log on: www.riversidedatamanager
  • Enter KUSD email for User Name
  • Enter your Riverside password
  • If forgot your password, click Forgot your password?
  • Riverside will email a temporary password
  • Check your email mail summary (spam)
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Iowa Online

Riverside Data Manager

  • Click on Admin
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Data Manager

Manage Locations

  • Click on Manage Locations
  • Click on Search/Edit Location
  • Click on Kenosha Unified Schools
  • Click on Search
  • This is a list of your authorized locations
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Data Manager

Manage Staff Users

  • Click on Manage Staff User
  • Click on Search/Edit Staff Users
  • Click on Location
  • Click on Kenosha Unified Schools
  • Search Staff
  • This is a list of your authorized building staff
  • If a test administrator is missing, please contact Information and Accountability
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Data Manager

Manage Rosters

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Data Manager

Manage Students

  • Click on Manage Students
  • Click on Search/Edit Student
  • Search Student
  • These are students that tested in your building in May 2013 but did not pass all subtests, or
  • Students on the Pass/Fail list and currently active in your building
  • Use this for September recruiting
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Data Manager

Manage Students – Batch Entry

  • Students can be entered by batch or by hand
  • Information & Accountability can upload student lists but need 1 week prior to testing (Sept. 11)
  • Submit Excel file with first name, last name, ID
  • This can be a list of students that may test
    • Skill Building Class
  • Only students that test will be charged a fee
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Data Manager

Manage Students – Hand Entry

  • Manage Students
  • Add Student
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Data Manager

Manage Students – Hand Entry

  • Select Roster
    • (2013-2014 Roster)
  • Select Location
  • Grade 12
  • Enter First Name
  • Enter Last Name
  • Enter KUSD ID
  • Enter Birthdate
  • Enter Gender
  • Click Save Student
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Data Manager

Test Events and Test Assignments

  • The Test Event and Test Assignment is created at the District level
  • All Schools will use the same Test Event and Assignment
  • The Test Event is named Iowa Fall 2013
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Data Manager

Create a Test Session

  • All test administrators must create their own test sessions
  • A test session should be created for each subtest
  • Test session should be created in advance
  • Each test session will have a unique Session Code
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Data Manager

Create a Test Session

  • Click on Assessments Icon
  • Find Test Event
  • Click on Test Event Name (Iowa Fall 2013)
  • Scroll down on page
  • Click on Proctor an Online Testing Session
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Data Manager

Create a Test Session

  • Test Event: Iowa Fall 2013
  • Grade: 12 – Twelve
  • Test Group: Iowa Form E complete
  • Level: Level 17/18
  • Battery/Subtest: Getting Started
  • Test Admin Type: Self Paced
  • Session Name: Your Last Name/Getting Started
  • Create Session
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Data Manager

Create a Test Session

  • Create test sessions for each subtest
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How to Proctor a

Self-Paced Test Session

  • Go to Overview
  • Digital Resources
  • Data Manager
  • Data Manager eLearning
  • Proctoring Self-paced Sessions
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How to Administer a Test Session Getting Started

  • Click on Assessments Icon
  • Click on Test Event
  • Click on Proctor an Online Testing Session
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How to Administer a Test Session Getting Started (student)

  • Launch the Secure Browser
  • Enter a Student ID
  • Enter the Session Code of Getting Started
  • Login
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How to Administer a Test Session Getting Started (student)

  • Students will come to a drawing page
  • Student will be waiting for approval
  • Proctor has to approve test session to begin
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Iowa Assessment

Accommodations

  • Read Aloud (not Reading section)
  • Repeated Directions
  • Extended Time
  • Separate Location
  • English/Native Language Word to Word Glossary (no definitions)
  • Must be noted in IEP or language plans
  • See pages 9-12 in Test Directions
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Iowa Assessment

Calculator Usage

  • Calculators are allowed in the Mathematics Subtest
  • Calculators are NOT allowed in the Computation Subtest
  • Click on the Calculator Icon to use the calculator function or to close it after use
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Practice Tests

  • A limited sample of practice tests were purchased for each building
  • Form E, Levels 15-17/18
  • Actual Test is Level 17/18
  • May be used for test preparation
  • Answers are available in the directions provided
  • Order form is included if building is interested in purchasing additional copies
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Iowa Assessment

Reports

  • Reports will be generated at the District level
  • Copies will be provided to each school after testing window closes
  • Report access will be provided to schools in future testing cycles
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Questions ?

Please contact the

Office of Information & Accountability

359-6259

Kris Keckler

Renee Blise

Lorien Thomas

Brienne Schreiber

Tonya Miller

Debbie Lupi

Karin Dorsey

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