STAAR 2012 Campus Training

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These are the slides used for our Staff STAAR Training. The video is starring Jennifer Saccoccio, Mitzi Neely, and the voice of C. V. Dickson.

These are the slides used for our Staff STAAR Training. The video is starring Jennifer Saccoccio, Mitzi Neely, and the voice of C. V. Dickson.

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  • 1. February 15, 2012 Training Times 9:45 10:30 11:15 3:45 Please be on time as there are a lot of changes to be covered.
  • 2. February 15, 2012Presented by Pam Cranford Campus Test Coordinator
  • 3. Significant Changes to the Texas Student Assessment Program
  • 4. Significant Changes to the Texas Student Assessment Program One training - one oath - Instructional aides who are testing are assigned a certified teacher. Any teacher involved in the online testing will sign a Technology Oath as well.
  • 5. Significant Changes to the Texas Student Assessment Program One training - one oath - Instructional aides who are testing are assigned a certified teacher. Any teacher involved in the online testing will sign a Technology Oath as well. TA Manuals are in a new format. Combined scripts for courses and grade levels. STAAR M and STAAR L have changes in administration procedures.
  • 6. Significant Changes to the Texas Student Assessment Program One training - one oath - Instructional aides who are testing are assigned a certified teacher. Any teacher involved in the online testing will sign a Technology Oath as well. TA Manuals are in a new format. Combined scripts for courses and grade levels. STAAR M and STAAR L have changes in administration procedures. Raw scores will be received in May 2012 and right now they are awaiting an answer from TEA as to whether or not these Raw Scores can legally be released to the parents.
  • 7. Significant Changes to the Texas Student Assessment Program One training - one oath - Instructional aides who are testing are assigned a certified teacher. Any teacher involved in the online testing will sign a Technology Oath as well. TA Manuals are in a new format. Combined scripts for courses and grade levels. STAAR M and STAAR L have changes in administration procedures. Raw scores will be received in May 2012 and right now they are awaiting an answer from TEA as to whether or not these Raw Scores can legally be released to the parents. Grade 3 will now fill in answer documents and no longer will test booklets be graded.
  • 8. Significant Changes to the Texas Student Assessment Program One training - one oath - Instructional aides who are testing are assigned a certified teacher. Any teacher involved in the online testing will sign a Technology Oath as well. TA Manuals are in a new format. Combined scripts for courses and grade levels. STAAR M and STAAR L have changes in administration procedures. Raw scores will be received in May 2012 and right now they are awaiting an answer from TEA as to whether or not these Raw Scores can legally be released to the parents. Grade 3 will now fill in answer documents and no longer will test booklets be graded. Make-up Testing is available for all grades and all subjects. However, this is a district decision and we will let you know what is decided.
  • 9. Math Reference materials are used by grades 3-5 mathematics.They are NOT used for grade 5 science. Teachers may print outextra copies from the TEA website.
  • 10. Math Reference materials are used by grades 3-5 mathematics.They are NOT used for grade 5 science. Teachers may print outextra copies from the TEA website.Math tests will have graph paper embedded in the paper testbooklets and perforated so students can tear it out. Teachersmay print out extra copies from the TEA website.
  • 11. Math Reference materials are used by grades 3-5 mathematics.They are NOT used for grade 5 science. Teachers may print outextra copies from the TEA website.Math tests will have graph paper embedded in the paper testbooklets and perforated so students can tear it out. Teachersmay print out extra copies from the TEA website.There will be an increased number of griddable, open-endedquestions in both Math and Science.
  • 12. Math Reference materials are used by grades 3-5 mathematics.They are NOT used for grade 5 science. Teachers may print outextra copies from the TEA website.Math tests will have graph paper embedded in the paper testbooklets and perforated so students can tear it out. Teachersmay print out extra copies from the TEA website.There will be an increased number of griddable, open-endedquestions in both Math and Science.Third graders may receive reading assistance on the math test ifthey ask. Teachers may read words in both the questions andanswer choices, but not in its entirety.
  • 13. Math Reference materials are used by grades 3-5 mathematics.They are NOT used for grade 5 science. Teachers may print outextra copies from the TEA website.Math tests will have graph paper embedded in the paper testbooklets and perforated so students can tear it out. Teachersmay print out extra copies from the TEA website.There will be an increased number of griddable, open-endedquestions in both Math and Science.Third graders may receive reading assistance on the math test ifthey ask. Teachers may read words in both the questions andanswer choices, but not in its entirety.There is a new policy for students with 504 dyslexiaaccommodations. May read Q&A on Reading, Math, and Science.NO reading help on Writing. Extended time until end of schoolday.
  • 14. Teachers may read the 4th grade writing prompt if the studentrequests it be read to them.
  • 15. Teachers may read the 4th grade writing prompt if the studentrequests it be read to them.Districts are not permitted to retain copies of compositions thisyear.
  • 16. Teachers may read the 4th grade writing prompt if the studentrequests it be read to them.Districts are not permitted to retain copies of compositions thisyear.Day 1 Writing will consist of 14 questions and one composition.STAAR M will consist of revision questions and one composition.
  • 17. Teachers may read the 4th grade writing prompt if the studentrequests it be read to them.Districts are not permitted to retain copies of compositions thisyear.Day 1 Writing will consist of 14 questions and one composition.STAAR M will consist of revision questions and one composition.Day 2 Writing will consist of 14 questions and one composition.STAAR M will consist of editing questions and one composition.It will be one answer document, but TEA has not specified howMC questions will be numbered.
  • 18. Teachers may read the 4th grade writing prompt if the studentrequests it be read to them.Districts are not permitted to retain copies of compositions thisyear.Day 1 Writing will consist of 14 questions and one composition.STAAR M will consist of revision questions and one composition.Day 2 Writing will consist of 14 questions and one composition.STAAR M will consist of editing questions and one composition.It will be one answer document, but TEA has not specified howMC questions will be numbered.Writing will be graded on the first 26 lines of writing. Studentsmay not double-line or write in the margins on the final draft.
  • 19. Oral administration accommodations - Reading Q & AMath Q & A - Science Q & A - NO Oral Accommodations onWriting
  • 20. Oral administration accommodations - Reading Q & AMath Q & A - Science Q & A - NO Oral Accommodations onWritingTA who give an oral administration for STAAR and STAAR M willalso have a secure copy of the test and must sign the oath afteradministration.
  • 21. Oral administration accommodations - Reading Q & AMath Q & A - Science Q & A - NO Oral Accommodations onWritingTA who give an oral administration for STAAR and STAAR M willalso have a secure copy of the test and must sign the oath afteradministration.TA who give a STAAR L (math and science only) will NOT requirea secure copy of the test.
  • 22. Oral administration accommodations - Reading Q & AMath Q & A - Science Q & A - NO Oral Accommodations onWritingTA who give an oral administration for STAAR and STAAR M willalso have a secure copy of the test and must sign the oath afteradministration.TA who give a STAAR L (math and science only) will NOT requirea secure copy of the test.Type 1 and 2 Accommodations are available for ANY student butare not intended for every student in a class. TA should NOTdistribute these materials on test day; make them available in frontof the room or ask students if they need it.
  • 23. Oral administration accommodations - Reading Q & AMath Q & A - Science Q & A - NO Oral Accommodations onWritingTA who give an oral administration for STAAR and STAAR M willalso have a secure copy of the test and must sign the oath afteradministration.TA who give a STAAR L (math and science only) will NOT requirea secure copy of the test.Type 1 and 2 Accommodations are available for ANY student butare not intended for every student in a class. TA should NOTdistribute these materials on test day; make them available in frontof the room or ask students if they need it.These materials include blank place marker and scratch paper.These will need to be returned to Campus Test Coordinator atthe end of the test.
  • 24. STAAR M
  • 25. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddables
  • 26. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questions
  • 27. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questionsNo paired selections in reading
  • 28. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questionsNo paired selections in readingReduced number of variables
  • 29. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questionsNo paired selections in readingReduced number of variablesTA may read the pre-reading text but ONLY prior to studentreading the passage. TA may not tell student any word in thepassage even if the word appeared in the pre-reading.
  • 30. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questionsNo paired selections in readingReduced number of variablesTA may read the pre-reading text but ONLY prior to studentreading the passage. TA may not tell student any word in thepassage even if the word appeared in the pre-reading.Q & A may be read ONLY after student has read the passageand must be read in the order they appear. Q & A in mathand science must be read in order as they are presented.
  • 31. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questionsNo paired selections in readingReduced number of variablesTA may read the pre-reading text but ONLY prior to studentreading the passage. TA may not tell student any word in thepassage even if the word appeared in the pre-reading.Q & A may be read ONLY after student has read the passageand must be read in the order they appear. Q & A in mathand science must be read in order as they are presented.Poetry will not be chunked and drama will be chunked.
  • 32. STAAR MThree answer choices, larger font, fewer griddablesRemoved “not” and “except” questions No paired selections in reading Reduced number of variablesTA may read the pre-reading text but ONLY prior to studentreading the passage. TA may not tell student any word in thepassage even if the word appeared in the pre-reading.Q & A may be read ONLY after student has read the passageand must be read in the order they appear. Q & A in mathand science must be read in order as they are presented.Poetry will not be chunked and drama will be chunked.The reading level has not been specified by TEA but the STAARM will test grade level content.
  • 33. STAAR Time Limits and Procedures
  • 34. STAAR Time Limits and Procedures Four hour time limit policy and procedures
  • 35. STAAR Time Limits and Procedures Four hour time limit policy and procedures All times are recorded on the seating chart. Teacher will total the times at the end of testing.
  • 36. STAAR Time Limits and Procedures Four hour time limit policy and procedures All times are recorded on the seating chart. Teacher will total the times at the end of testing. Time begins when the teacher has read the directions and tells students to begin. TEA has stated that they do not want to see all classrooms beginning at the same exact times.
  • 37. STAAR Time Limits and Procedures Four hour time limit policy and procedures All times are recorded on the seating chart. Teacher will total the times at the end of testing. Time begins when the teacher has read the directions and tells students to begin. TEA has stated that they do not want to see all classrooms beginning at the same exact times. At the end of testing time (four hours) teacher will instruct the students to put pencils down.
  • 38. STAAR Time Limits and Procedures Four hour time limit policy and procedures All times are recorded on the seating chart. Teacher will total the times at the end of testing. Time begins when the teacher has read the directions and tells students to begin. TEA has stated that they do not want to see all classrooms beginning at the same exact times. At the end of testing time (four hours) teacher will instruct the students to put pencils down. Students will NOT be allowed to fill in answer documents after the four hour time limit even if they have the answers in their test booklet. MONITOR, MONITOR, MONITOR. Remind students frequently to mark their answers on their answer document.
  • 39. Test Administration
  • 40. Test AdministrationRooms - Cleared of any source of answers, time reminder visible
  • 41. Test AdministrationRooms - Cleared of any source of answers, time reminder visibleCalendar (tentative) - TA and which Admin Manual is neededand/or test, Testing room, student(s), Accommodations, Form.This link was shared with you via email.
  • 42. Test AdministrationRooms - Cleared of any source of answers, time reminder visibleCalendar (tentative) - TA and which Admin Manual is neededand/or test, Testing room, student(s), Accommodations, Form.This link was shared with you via email.On test day, Homeroom Teacher will be given two No.2 Pencils,one eraser, testing sign, Green/red tab for door frame (ONEBREAK.
  • 43. Test AdministrationRooms - Cleared of any source of answers, time reminder visibleCalendar (tentative) - TA and which Admin Manual is neededand/or test, Testing room, student(s), Accommodations, Form.This link was shared with you via email.On test day, Homeroom Teacher will be given two No.2 Pencils,one eraser, testing sign, Green/red tab for door frame (ONEBREAK.Homeroom Teacher will pick up ALL student test booklets andanswer documents. Small group TA will pick up all requiredmaterials from the Homeroom Teacher.
  • 44. Test AdministrationRooms - Cleared of any source of answers, time reminder visibleCalendar (tentative) - TA and which Admin Manual is neededand/or test, Testing room, student(s), Accommodations, Form.This link was shared with you via email.On test day, Homeroom Teacher will be given two No.2 Pencils,one eraser, testing sign, Green/red tab for door frame (ONEBREAK.Homeroom Teacher will pick up ALL student test booklets andanswer documents. Small group TA will pick up all requiredmaterials from the Homeroom Teacher.A Testing irregularity is defined as “any deviation fromdocumented testing procedures”. Become familiar with your testadministrator’s manual.
  • 45. Returning Your Test Booklets & Answer Documents
  • 46. Homeroom Teachers will count out tests and answer documentsand initial Materials Control Form from ME in the vault on testingmorning.
  • 47. Homeroom Teachers will count out tests and answer documentsand initial Materials Control Form from ME in the vault on testingmorning.Homeroom Teachers will use the calendar printout tohave small group materials ready to disperse. Be sure tosend ALL materials with the small group TA. Students areNOT at any time allowed to carry their own tests.
  • 48. Homeroom Teachers will count out tests and answer documentsand initial Materials Control Form from ME in the vault on testingmorning.Homeroom Teachers will use the calendar printout tohave small group materials ready to disperse. Be sure tosend ALL materials with the small group TA. Students areNOT at any time allowed to carry their own tests.At lunch, TA will check in test booklets with answer documentsinside to ME in the vault.
  • 49. Homeroom Teachers will count out tests and answer documentsand initial Materials Control Form from ME in the vault on testingmorning.Homeroom Teachers will use the calendar printout tohave small group materials ready to disperse. Be sure tosend ALL materials with the small group TA. Students areNOT at any time allowed to carry their own tests.At lunch, TA will check in test booklets with answer documentsinside to ME in the vault.Small group TA will return ALL materials to the Homeroomteacher. Homeroom teachers will put booklets and answerdocuments in order. The classroom roster will be completedincluding test number and form number.
  • 50. Homeroom Teachers will count out tests and answer documentsand initial Materials Control Form from ME in the vault on testingmorning.Homeroom Teachers will use the calendar printout tohave small group materials ready to disperse. Be sure tosend ALL materials with the small group TA. Students areNOT at any time allowed to carry their own tests.At lunch, TA will check in test booklets with answer documentsinside to ME in the vault.Small group TA will return ALL materials to the Homeroomteacher. Homeroom teachers will put booklets and answerdocuments in order. The classroom roster will be completedincluding test number and form number.Record ending times on seating chart and total times not toexceed four hours.
  • 51. Return to Vault
  • 52. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.
  • 53. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.Answer documents in alphabetical order. These must includeyour small groups. DOUBLE CHECK that there are NO answerdocuments in test booklets.
  • 54. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.Answer documents in alphabetical order. These must includeyour small groups. DOUBLE CHECK that there are NO answerdocuments in test booklets.Your TA Manual after EVERY test series.
  • 55. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.Answer documents in alphabetical order. These must includeyour small groups. DOUBLE CHECK that there are NO answerdocuments in test booklets.Your TA Manual after EVERY test series.Seating charts with times totaled. TA breaks andbreak monitors should be logged on the back.
  • 56. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.Answer documents in alphabetical order. These must includeyour small groups. DOUBLE CHECK that there are NO answerdocuments in test booklets.Your TA Manual after EVERY test series.Seating charts with times totaled. TA breaks andbreak monitors should be logged on the back.ALL Math charts, used graph paper, scratch paper, and blank pagemarkers
  • 57. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.Answer documents in alphabetical order. These must includeyour small groups. DOUBLE CHECK that there are NO answerdocuments in test booklets.Your TA Manual after EVERY test series.Seating charts with times totaled. TA breaks andbreak monitors should be logged on the back.ALL Math charts, used graph paper, scratch paper, and blank pagemarkersCount in test booklets and Campus Test Coordinator initialsback in
  • 58. Return to VaultTest booklets in numerical order from least to greatestwhen booklets are turned face down.Answer documents in alphabetical order. These must includeyour small groups. DOUBLE CHECK that there are NO answerdocuments in test booklets.Your TA Manual after EVERY test series.Seating charts with times totaled. TA breaks andbreak monitors should be logged on the back.ALL Math charts, used graph paper, scratch paper, and blank pagemarkersCount in test booklets and Campus Test Coordinator initialsback inIf an oral administration was provided, TA must sign oath insecond place.
  • 59. For the First Time TA will record and bubble in eachstudent answer document: Test Taken Info - EN, SP, L Test Form Number AND Bubble in NOT STUDENT NAME OR TEST NUMBER 4th 5th 5th4th 3rd
  • 60. Transcribed Tests
  • 61. Transcribed TestsStudents who take Large Print tests must have answerstransferred to answer document.
  • 62. Transcribed TestsStudents who take Large Print tests must have answerstransferred to answer document.Students who have “Other Methods of Response” musthave answers transferred to answer document.
  • 63. Transcribed TestsStudents who take Large Print tests must have answerstransferred to answer document.Students who have “Other Methods of Response” musthave answers transferred to answer document.Two teachers must be present and transcribing musttake place with the student. Transcribing may take placeAFTER the four hour time limit.
  • 64. Transcribed TestsStudents who take Large Print tests must have answerstransferred to answer document.Students who have “Other Methods of Response” musthave answers transferred to answer document.Two teachers must be present and transcribing musttake place with the student. Transcribing may take placeAFTER the four hour time limit.Student must enter his own answer choice for griddablequestions on the student document.
  • 65. Transcribed TestsStudents who take Large Print tests must have answerstransferred to answer document.Students who have “Other Methods of Response” musthave answers transferred to answer document.Two teachers must be present and transcribing musttake place with the student. Transcribing may take placeAFTER the four hour time limit.Student must enter his own answer choice for griddablequestions on the student document.TA will write across the top of answer document “BasicTranscription - Transferred by ____________”
  • 66. Transcribed TestsStudents who take Large Print tests must have answerstransferred to answer document.Students who have “Other Methods of Response” musthave answers transferred to answer document.Two teachers must be present and transcribing musttake place with the student. Transcribing may take placeAFTER the four hour time limit.Student must enter his own answer choice for griddablequestions on the student document.TA will write across the top of answer document “BasicTranscription - Transferred by ____________”
  • 67. Test Administration Manuals
  • 68. Test Administration Manuals Scheduled to ship by February 24th
  • 69. Test Administration Manuals Scheduled to ship by February 24th Link to online TA Manuals is on the TEA website.
  • 70. Test Administration Manuals Scheduled to ship by February 24th Link to online TA Manuals is on the TEA website. Meet with each testing group to go over specific directions
  • 71. Test Administration Manuals Scheduled to ship by February 24th Link to online TA Manuals is on the TEA website. Meet with each testing group to go over specific directions We will use these directions during Benchmark testing. TA will have to use common sense to adjust instructions. It will be okay during benchmark testing to talk about these directions.
  • 72. Expect Unplanned Situations!
  • 73. Expect Unplanned Situations!