YPP Principal and Proctors Training 2011
What is YPP? • Yearly Progress Pro (YPP) is a weekly Math, Reading, and Language Arts testing program. • Progress Monitoring Tool allows: • Teachers to access students’ academic performance on a regular basis • To determine whether children are profiting appropriately from the typical instructional program • To build more effective programs for children who do not benefit appropriately from typical instruction
What is CBM? • CBM is Curriculum-Based Measurement • A form of classroom assessment for … • Describing academic competence in reading, language arts or math • Tracking academic development • Improving student achievement • Used with all children to determine whether they are profiting from typical instruction
CBM and YPP • CBM involves regular assessments based on the end of the year goal, which are administered throughout the school year. • YPP year-end Reading goals are aligned to national curriculum standards. • YPP assessments are to be given weekly in Reading, Language Arts and Math. • YPP provided useful, ongoing data to inform education of students progress throughout the year. • YPP answers “who is and who is not learning” • YPP provides data to teachers to teach and reteach students. • YPP allows interventions to be introduced in a timely manner. • YPP provides specifically designed exercises for review.
Starting Date October 3, 2011 • After NWEA testing starts: • Lynn creates a database with all students, teachers, and administrators which is uploaded to YPP. • All teachers and students have to be verified by YPP. • Information is then loaded on to the district YPP server • Wayne and Peggy have the opportunity to assign each child to their teacher/class. • Principals will receive and distribute teacher login information. • Teachers will need to login and validate their student lists. • Inform Wayne or Peggy of any changes that are needed.
YPP Math & Language Basics • Teachers assigns CBM assessments once • Accommodated Tests are available for students with 504 or IEP’s requiring extended time. • All students may use headphones to have material read to them (Math & LA) • Tests are 15 minutes – automatically stops • Calculators may be used on Math Assessments
Reading • Global indicator (Overall measure of reading achievement) • 2 ½ minutes Maze assessment track progress in reading fluency. • Measured against grade level targets. • Leveled reading passages allow true comparison of progress over time.
Let’s Get Started • OnlyWORKS with these Browsers • SAFARI • Internet Explorer • Web Address • ypp.dcsd.org