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Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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%


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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





Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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).


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

Iowa Assessment Subtests

Testing Times

  • See Test Description and Administration Times Handout.


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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)


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

Data Manager

Manage Rosters


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

Data Manager

Manage Students – Hand Entry

  • Manage Students

  • Add Student


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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



Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

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


Iowa online training agenda

Questions ?

Please contact the

Office of Information & Accountability

359-6259

Kris Keckler

Renee Blise

Lorien Thomas

Brienne Schreiber

Tonya Miller

Debbie Lupi

Karin Dorsey