California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP) End-of-Field-Test Webcast May 28, 2014 1 – 2 p.m.
Agenda • Field Test statewide participation summary • Plans for collecting feedback from your local educational agency (LEA) • Availability of updated Practice Tests • Tips for using the Online Reporting System (ORS) • Introduction of Digital Library • Reporting preview for paper-pencil tests • July Science Stakeholder Meetings • Questions
Field Test Statewide Participation Summary • Over 3.1 million students have completed testing • California represents three-fourths of all Smarter Balanced testing • A huge achievement for schools and LEAs across the state
Plans for Collecting Feedback From Your LEA • Mid-testing survey (already distributed) • Post-testing survey • Forward to technology coordinators, site coordinators, and Test Administrators • Optional topic areas for feedback • Template versions will be available for LEA use • Focus groups
Availability of Updated Practice Tests • Updated Practice Tests were released on May 19 • Continued availability of Practice Tests after Field Test
Tips for using ORS • Use “Plan and Manage Testing” for accurate picture of tests taken by grade. • Remember that some exempted students will appear in the ORS.
Introduction of Digital Library • Available in June • Planning dedicated Webinar/Webcast • CDE will have a Webinar on May 29 from 3–4 p.m. • ETS will have Webcast in August
Individual Student Reports • CST / CMA Science Grades 5, 8, and 10 • CAPA Grades 2–11 • STS RLA Grades 2–11
Aggregate Reports • Will appear the same as 2013 (STAR) • End of Course aggregate reports not available • Data file will come on CD per administration
July Science Stakeholder Meetings • First step in the process of developing new science assessments aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) • Recruiting teachers and parents • Taking place from July 15–18, 2014
Help Desk Support • The California Technical Assistance Center (CalTAC) is there to support all LEA CAASPP coordinators! Available Monday – Friday from 7 a.m.– 5 p.m. PT E-mail:firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 800-955-2954 Web site:http://californiatac.org