FUSDLocal Assessment SystemforElementary Schools2008-09 Ben Atitya, Administrative Analyst, 457-3824 Carlos Ramirez, Technical Assistant, 457-3852 Gloria Alamillo, Computer User Systems Tech, 457-3719 Jim Bertram, Testing Technician, 457-3987
AGENDA • Welcome and Introductions • FUSD Local Assessments • GLAS Procedures • Ordering Materials • Packaging • Delivery and Pick-up • Scanning and Scoring • What’s New? • FYI
Written Curriculum Aligned Instructional System TEACHING LEARNING Assessed Curriculum Taught Curriculum
LOCAL ASSESSMENT SYSTEM Purposes • Measure student learning on the assessed standards; • Allow teachers to reflect on their teaching of assessed standards; • Enable teachers to target students for appropriate instructional interventions; • Monitor the delivery and pacing of the curriculum; and • Provide overall GLAS results in a manner similar to CST results.
ORDERING MATERIALS • REA orders test materials two weeks before the testing window • REA needs a list of bilingual Spanish classrooms. Please email school name and room number to Carlos Ramirez (firstname.lastname@example.org) • For additional materials, please complete GLAS material request form online at http://rea.fresnounified.org/GLASRequest.cfm
PACKAGING • Test materials are packaged in this manner: • Test Coordinator package • Classroom package • Open boxes in numerical order to check contents.
PACKAGING Test Coordinator’s package contains • An inventory sheet • Box labels for returning material • Copies of class rosters • Extra administration guidelines • Extra grade 1 ELA & Math scripts • Blank answer sheets (20 per subject) • Extra test booklets (5 per grade) • Extra SIS forms (20)
PACKAGING Classroom packages contain • an inventory sheet • administration guide • If 1st grade, ELA & Math scripts • a class roster • pre-identified answer sheets, and • test booklets for the class
DELIVERY AND PICKUP • Deliveries are unusually made on the Wednesday (or Thursday) BEFORE the testing window • Materials are delivered to the main office
DELIVERY AND PICKUP • Pickups are usually made on the Tuesday (or Wednesday) AFTER the testing window • Please store the materials in a centrally located area for easy access • Call Jim (457-3987) for other delivery or pick-up arrangements
SCANNING AND SCORING • Scorable Materials and • Non-scorable materials must be packaged… … separately.
Scorable Scorable Box 2 of 2 Box 1 of 2 • Class rosters and Answer Sheets marked absent should be at the top of box 1 • Verify that all the hand-bubbled answer sheets are marked completely and correctly • Hand-bubble an answer sheet for students not listed on the rosters that enrolled at your school • Hand-bubble a new answer sheet and destroy the pre-printed answer sheet for students that need to have their pre-printed answer sheet changed. ScorableMaterials Class Rosters & Other MTH Gr. 1 Booklets MTH Hand-bubbled MTH Gr. 2 Booklets MTH Gr. 3-6 Ans. Sheets
SCANNING AND SCORING NON-Scorable Materials • Include all Administration Guidelines • Enclose all unused BLANK answer sheets • Return ALL test booklets by grade level • Use provided return labels to mark the boxes
SCANNING AND SCORING Scanning Efficiency Grades 1 and 2 • Box test booklets by subject and grade • Insert SIS forms after the cover, face up • Remove extra scratch paper from math booklets • ELA/Math answer sheets cannot be used as a slip sheet • On hand-bubbled SIS, make sure to fill in student’s name, id, birthdate, and test number
SCANNING AND SCORING Scanning Efficiency Grades 3-6 Answer Sheets • Stack by subject • No Post-it notes (if necessary to use a Post-it, please put those answer sheets on top of stack) • Have teachers make sure no answer sheets are left in test booklets
SCANNING AND SCORING Scoring Timeline • Following the “Scanning Efficiency” steps at the site results in same day scoring and equals next day reporting for grades 3-6. • Grades 1-2 booklets will take one to three days to process
New for 2008-09 • 2008-09 Test Calendar • 2008-09 Test Processing Dates • KAIG • ELDA Booklets • GLAS Math • Matrix for Grades 1 - 6 • Response Analysis • Teacher’s Edition
FYI • If you need additional test materials, complete the GLAS material request form online • If you have questions about delivery and pick-up, call Jim (457-3987) • If you have questions about packaging, call Gloria (457-3719) • If you have questions about scanning, call Carlos (457-3852) or Jim (457-3987) • For other questionscall Ben (457-3824)