MIGRANT LITERACY NETGUIDE FOR TEACHERS:USING TUTORIALSMay 2012 www.migrantliteracynet.com
PURPOSE: TO HELP MIGRANT STUDENTS IMPROVETHEIR READING PROFICIENCY SO THEY ARESUCCESSFUL STUDENTS AND LIFELONG LEARNERS The Migrant Literacy NET is designed to address the reading needs of migrant students by creating online student tutorials that align with the Migrant Literacy NET (MLN) reading lessons, screening assessments, and an online electronic student portfolio to document student learning and progress that can be accessed by migrant educators across the nation.
LOG ONRegister a username andpassword toaccess theresourcesYour state migrantdirector must giveyou access totutorials
“CLICK HERE” WILL OPEN THE SCREEN WHICH ALLOWS THE TEACHERTO CREATE SUCCESS PLANS AND ASSIGN TUTORIALS Click on “New Student” to add students and create success plans
TO CREATE A NEW SUCCESS PLAN PROVIDESTUDENT NAME AND CLICK ‘ADD STUDENT’
COMPLETE THETOP PART OF THESUCCESS PLANFOR EACHSTUDENT BASEDON THESTUDENTS NEEDS.PLEASE CLICK“UPDATE” TOSAVE CHANGESTO THE SUCCESSPLAN
AT THE BOTTOM OF EACH SUCCESS PLAN THE TEACHER CAN ASSIGNTUTORIALS TO INDIVIDUAL STUDENTS FROM A LIST OF LESSONS ANDTUTORIALS THAT RELATE TO THOSE LESSONS. TUTORIALS CAN BE ASSIGNEDIN ENGLISH, SPANISH OR BOTH Click here for lessons Click here for tutorials
ASSIGN TUTORIALS Click here to assign tutorial Then click “Student List” at the top of the Success Plan
ONCE STUDENTSHAVE BEENASSIGNEDTUTORIALSTHE SYSTEM WILLASSIGNSTUDENTS USERNAMES &PASSWORDSTEACHERS MUSTPROVIDE USERNAMES ANDPASSWORDS TOSTUDENTS
STUDENTS CAN USE THEIR USER NAME ANDPASSWORD TO LOG ON FROM ANYWHERE
ONCE A STUDENT LOGS IN, TUTORIALS ASSIGNED TO HIM/HER WILL APPEAR ONTHE SCREEN. STUDENTS CAN THEN SELECT FROM THE LIST OF TUTORIALSASSIGNED TO THEM AND COMPLETE THE WORK. Students cannot access the teachers success plans from this screen.
FIRST STUDENTSCOMPLETE A PRE-TEST.IF THEY SCORE LESSTHAN 80% ON THE PRE-TEST THEN THETUTORIALAUTOMATICALLY STARTS.IF THEY SCORE 80% ORHIGHER THE SYSTEM WILLINDICATE THAT THESTUDENT HASMASTERED THESE SKILLSAND DOESN’T NEED THISTUTORIAL. THE SYSTEMWILL TAKE THE STUDENTBACK TO MAINTUTORIALS SCREEN.
STUDENTS WORK THROUGH TUTORIALS AT THEIR OWN PACE. THEY CANSTOP AT ANY POINT AND RESUME LATER UNTIL THEY COMPLETE THETUTORIAL
Aftercompletionof the tutorial studentscomplete thepost-test toassess whatthey learned.
The pre-test and post-test is scored by the system andrecorded on the students Success Plan
Students can then chose to work on other assignedtutorials
TRANSFERRING SUCCESS PLANS: TEACHERS CANACCESS SUCCESS PLANS FROM OTHER TEACHERS
CLICK ON ‘FIND’ AND ENTER STUDENTS’ LAST NAME Click here to transfer student to your list
QUESTIONS & INFORMATION Contact your state migrant program office with questions regarding the field test, or Call Educational Research & Training Corporation phone: 970-356-9472 or email: email@example.com