Assessment and       Accountability: Six       Habits of a Highly        Effective District                    Presented B...
Welcome & House Keeping                              Discussion Formats                                     Quick Polling ...
What is Your Role?     a.   Administrator     b.   Teacher     c.   Policy-Maker     d.   OtherAssessment Technology, Inc....
What is the size of your school        district (by student enrollment)?     a.   2,000-5,000     b.   5,001-10,000     c....
Local Accountability System  Six Habits of Effective Districts      • Essential Standards      • Instruction      • Assess...
Essential Standards Based       Upon the State Assessment      • Identify the “Top Twenty” necessary to        demonstrate...
Instruction for All Students      • Core, School-wide Strategies from R.        Marzano Effective Instructional Practices ...
Assessment System: Three            Levels of Testing      • NCLB State Assessments      • District Benchmark Assessments ...
Using and Reporting Results     • Results can be available within minutes       on a web-based results reporting site.    ...
More Using and Reporting                 Results      • Principals and instructional coaches        discuss the results of...
More Using and Reporting                 Results          • Grade level teams plan daily intervention            time to r...
Professional Development         • Teachers and administrators share           responsibility to identify needs for       ...
Leadership         • Leadership at all levels of the school and           district organization help the staff,           ...
Does your district currently      administer district assessments         tied to state standards?     a. Yes     b. NoAss...
If yes, rate the implementation of     the benchmark assessments in             your district:     a. Outstanding implemen...
Where is the Vail School       District?             VAIL
VUSD Profile                               • Rapidly growing school district     Number of                 • 7,300 student...
Victims of the                “Crayola Curriculum”                              “I can only summarize the                 ...
Richard DuFour                       “Getting Started”                                       •     What do we expect      ...
What we found in our                  classrooms…     • Teachers were teaching in isolation     • Teachers were using text...
Poll: Do you have similar             experiences to what we have                         found?     a. Yes     b. No     ...
Standards Based Instruction     • Essential standards for all grade levels in reading       and math.     • Proficiency le...
Raising Student Achievement     Step One : Make sure the standard is                taught      Determine the essentials  ...
Raising Student Achievement     Step Two: Make sure students have               learned the standard      Once the standar...
Raising Student Achievement      Step Three: Make sure you support                  those students who did                ...
Raising Student Achievement     Step Four: Make sure you enrich                those students who did                maste...
Raising Student Achievement      Step Five: Make sure students don’t                 forget what they learned        Build...
Focus on Essential Standards           Instruction                                    Benchmark                           ...
Discussion/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
Mesquite Elementary SchoolAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
AIMS 2000 *        5th Grade                   Reading                          Math        FF Behind                     ...
A School-Wide System  • Two year instructional focus on Math  • Identify the essential standards that all students MUST   ...
Essential Standards            • Curriculum alignment in math,              reading, language arts, and science           ...
Formative Tests              • Teachers collaborate to develop                common assessments by grade                l...
Re-teach & Enrich   • Daily lesson plans   • Common planning time to     disaggregate data, assign     students, and plan ...
Quarterly Benchmark                    Assessments          • Assess student learning in reading and            math using...
Mesquite 5th Grade MathAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
Mesquite 5th Grade Math                  Mesquite Grade 5 Math AIMS 2002     100       90       80       70       60      ...
Mesquite 5th Grade Math                   Mesquite Grade 5 Math AIMS 2003      100        90        80        70        60...
Mesquite 5th Grade Math                 Mesquite Grade 5 Math AIMS 2004    100      90      80                            ...
Mesquite Math AIMS* 2005  • 3rd grade 95%                                 • 6th grade 96%  • 4th grade 99%                ...
Vail School District                  Compared to Arizona     • AIMS Math 2005                                            ...
Vail Students Performance on          AIMS State Test     • Percent of Vail Students Passing       AIMS MathPercent of Stu...
High School Scores IncreaseAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
Questions/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
Does your district use technology         for assessment and data                 analysis?     a. Yes     b. No     c. Co...
Do grade level teams prepare a daily program      of re-teaching/enrichment for all students       using data from the cla...
Assessment & Reporting Exploring the Online System Used   by Vail Unified School District      Galileo K-12 Online
ATI Profile                                 • Founded in 1986 Web-based   The mission of                  Technology, Item...
Advantages of Using Technology        for Developing Six Habits     • ATI’ s Partnership Model creates collaboration     •...
To Be Highly Effective,            Districts Need Highly Effective                   Technology Tools  •   Formative and B...
Questions/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
Example:                   Technology Tools for                   Assessment Planning    • Galileo      Online      Benchm...
Examples:          Data for Decision-Making  • Galileo’s    Multi-Test    Report      Level 1Assessment Technology, Inc. ...
Examples:         Data for Decision-Making• Galileo’s  Multi-Test  Report   Level 2 & 3Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestE...
Examples:          Data for Decision-Making• Galileo’s  Multi-Test  Report   Level 4 – Drill   Down to ClassAssessment Tec...
Examples:          Data for Decision-Making • Galileo’s Individual Development ProfileAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd...
Examples:          Data for Decision-Making     • NCLB       FilteringAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Un...
Examples:          Data for Decision-Making • Detailed   Item   Analysis   Report     Level 1Assessment Technology, Inc. ...
Examples:          Data for Decision-Making • Detailed   Item   Analysis   Report     Level 1 – Drill     to see QuestionA...
Examples:             Data for Decision-Making • Detailed   Item   Analysis   Report     Level 2Assessment Technology, Inc...
For More Information        • ATI            www.ati-online.com             • For a Guided Demonstration of Galileo K-12 O...
Discussion/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
Thanks for joining us today!     • Information about this presentation       and other related materials can be       foun...
Need Your Feedback• http://www.addaform.com/c/@0/Forms/5156YEsr/5156YEsr.html Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS ...
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  1. 1. Assessment and Accountability: Six Habits of a Highly Effective District Presented By Jason Feld Joseph Sassone Ruth McKennaVice President Assistant Project Director, Superintendent LAPDSAssessmentTechnologyIncorporated For ScooksMovingUp Online Event 9/21/05
  2. 2. Welcome & House Keeping Discussion Formats Quick Polling Q & A via the Phone Type messages into chat areaAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  3. 3. What is Your Role? a. Administrator b. Teacher c. Policy-Maker d. OtherAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  4. 4. What is the size of your school district (by student enrollment)? a. 2,000-5,000 b. 5,001-10,000 c. 10,001-25,000 d. > 25,000Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  5. 5. Local Accountability System Six Habits of Effective Districts • Essential Standards • Instruction • Assessments • Using and Reporting Results • Professional Development • LeadershipAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  6. 6. Essential Standards Based Upon the State Assessment • Identify the “Top Twenty” necessary to demonstrate proficiency on the state assessment. • Re-write the standards in “Student Friendly Language.” • Identify appropriate instructional resources. • Gather/Develop Model Student Responses to demonstrate proficient understanding of the standards.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  7. 7. Instruction for All Students • Core, School-wide Strategies from R. Marzano Effective Instructional Practices • Differentiated Instruction to scaffold grade level standards for all students- special education and English Learners • Accelerated interventions to move all students up at least one performance level during the year.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  8. 8. Assessment System: Three Levels of Testing • NCLB State Assessments • District Benchmark Assessments to verify that All students have the Opportunity To Learn and can demonstrate Proficient Performance on the standards tested on the State Assessment. • Classroom Formative Assessments integrated in Standards-Based Lessons with Differentiated Instruction.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  9. 9. Using and Reporting Results • Results can be available within minutes on a web-based results reporting site. • All teachers review the results of their own students and share the results within the grade level team to determine if some classroom strategies were more effective to help more students in targeted subgroups achieve proficient performance.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  10. 10. More Using and Reporting Results • Principals and instructional coaches discuss the results of benchmark tests and classroom assessments to monitor the progress of targeted students performing below proficient levels. • Principals and grade level teams use the results of classroom formative assessments and benchmark assessments to determine intervention services.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  11. 11. More Using and Reporting Results • Grade level teams plan daily intervention time to re-teach and enrich student performance to improve their performance by at least one performance level on specific standards. • Grade level teams evaluate the results of the intervention services based upon student performance results after re- teach/enrich.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  12. 12. Professional Development • Teachers and administrators share responsibility to identify needs for training to improve quality teaching. • Instructional coaches work with teachers to use student performance results to plan differentiated instruction and suggest training to improve classroom instruction.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  13. 13. Leadership • Leadership at all levels of the school and district organization help the staff, parents, and students keep the focus on improving student performance. • Leaders emerge in grade level teams to encourage all members of the team to share student work and agree on model products that clearly define the rigor of proficient work.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  14. 14. Does your district currently administer district assessments tied to state standards? a. Yes b. NoAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  15. 15. If yes, rate the implementation of the benchmark assessments in your district: a. Outstanding implementation b. Full implementation—Most schools c. Partial implementation—Some schools d. Poor implementation—Few schoolsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  16. 16. Where is the Vail School District? VAIL
  17. 17. VUSD Profile • Rapidly growing school district Number of • 7,300 students, project 10,000 Schools students by 2008 • Moved from a K-8 to K-12 district in Elementary 5 2001 Middle 3 • Added 6 schools since 1999 High 2 • 60% of our teachers have less than 3 Alternative High 1 years experience with our school Charter 3 district • 18% free and reduced lunch Adding an elementary school in July 2006 • 11% special education population • Modified year round calendarAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  18. 18. Victims of the “Crayola Curriculum” “I can only summarize the findings by saying we’ve been stunned… kids are given more coloring assignments than mathematics and writing assignments. I want to repeat that, because I’m not joking, nor am I exaggerating” Mike Schmoker 2001Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  19. 19. Richard DuFour “Getting Started” • What do we expect students to learn? • How will we know what students have learned? • How will we respond to students who aren’t learning? • What will you do with students who are meet the standards?Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  20. 20. What we found in our classrooms… • Teachers were teaching in isolation • Teachers were using textbooks to guide and sequence their instruction • Teachers were covering standards not teaching for learning • Students were not given “an opportunity to learn” • No consistency from classroom to classroom on what to teachAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  21. 21. Poll: Do you have similar experiences to what we have found? a. Yes b. No c. OtherAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  22. 22. Standards Based Instruction • Essential standards for all grade levels in reading and math. • Proficiency levels for each standard that are common across grade levels. • Common standards-based assessments to evaluate student progress toward proficiency. • A scope and sequence calendar for each subject and grade level to ensure alignment to the Essential Standards.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  23. 23. Raising Student Achievement Step One : Make sure the standard is taught Determine the essentials Develop an to be taught at each instructional grade level calendar Schedule collaboration time for planning and Share the calendar time to structure classes with staff and for remediation and parents enrichment activitiesAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  24. 24. Raising Student Achievement Step Two: Make sure students have learned the standard Once the standard has been introduced and developed, and mastery is expected, administer the short-term assessments frequently Formatives Benchmarks Teacher made common District assessments assessments are given to students administered every 9 once instruction is completed to weeks to measure mastery determine student mastery on a given performance objectiveAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  25. 25. Raising Student Achievement Step Three: Make sure you support those students who did not master the standard Re-teach Rotate staff Before or after everyday for members school intensive 30 minutes between re-teach tutoring and enrichmentAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  26. 26. Raising Student Achievement Step Four: Make sure you enrich those students who did mastered the essential standards Enrichment activities Enrichment Rotate staff are designed to everyday for 30 members accelerate learning for minutes between re-teach higher thinking skills or and enrichment activities on the mastered essential standards.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  27. 27. Raising Student Achievement Step Five: Make sure students don’t forget what they learned Build review time Develop and Administer the into the provide maintenance instructional materials to materials on a calendar maintain prior consistent basis learningAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  28. 28. Focus on Essential Standards Instruction Benchmark AssessmentsOpportunity Essential Raising to Learn Standards Expectations Data Analysis FormativesAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  29. 29. Discussion/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  30. 30. Mesquite Elementary SchoolAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  31. 31. AIMS 2000 * 5th Grade Reading Math FF Behind 8% 16 % Approach 13 % 61 % Meet 63 % 8% Exceed 16 % 15 % *Arizona Instrument to Measure StandardsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  32. 32. A School-Wide System • Two year instructional focus on Math • Identify the essential standards that all students MUST learn at each grade level - Curriculum Map • Develop formative assessments for every essential standard • Set a target score (80%) all students must achieve to demonstrate proficiency • Administer the common assessments and analyze results • Assign students to re-teach or enrich • Administer the district benchmarks and analyze results • Celebrate strengths and identify improvement strategiesAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  33. 33. Essential Standards • Curriculum alignment in math, reading, language arts, and science • Unwrapping the essential standards • Sequencing the essential standards on a calendar to ensure standards are taught by each grade level • Essential standards posted in student friendly language in every classroomAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  34. 34. Formative Tests • Teachers collaborate to develop common assessments by grade level • Various resources are used to develop the formative assessment • There are five questions for each performance objective • Students need 80% correct to demonstrate masteryAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  35. 35. Re-teach & Enrich • Daily lesson plans • Common planning time to disaggregate data, assign students, and plan lessons • Students rotate for re-teach or enrich • 30 minutes scheduled each day from 12:30 - 1:00 for re- teach or enrich • Special area teachers and support staff participate in re- teach & enrich • Grade level collaboration for a half day professional development each monthAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  36. 36. Quarterly Benchmark Assessments • Assess student learning in reading and math using Galileo • Teachers disaggregate the data • Teachers collaborate to decide which standard needs more instruction and which students need more time and support • Re-assess students as neededAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  37. 37. Mesquite 5th Grade MathAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  38. 38. Mesquite 5th Grade Math Mesquite Grade 5 Math AIMS 2002 100 90 80 70 60 FFB 48 App 50 Meet 40 36 Exceed 30 20 7 9 10 0 FFB App Meet ExceedAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  39. 39. Mesquite 5th Grade Math Mesquite Grade 5 Math AIMS 2003 100 90 80 70 60 FFB 51 App 50 Meet 40 35 Exceed 30 20 10 10 4 0 FFB App Meet ExceedAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  40. 40. Mesquite 5th Grade Math Mesquite Grade 5 Math AIMS 2004 100 90 80 68 70 60 FFB App 50 Meet 40 Exceed 30 19 20 8 10 5 0 FFB App Meet ExceedAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  41. 41. Mesquite Math AIMS* 2005 • 3rd grade 95% • 6th grade 96% • 4th grade 99% • 7th grade 96% • 5th grade 97% • 8th grade 81%Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  42. 42. Vail School District Compared to Arizona • AIMS Math 2005 Math AIMS 2005 100 State 90 91 91 90 90 Vail 80 85 70 76 76 78 74 71 69 60 65 67 63 50 40 30 20 10 0 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 10Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  43. 43. Vail Students Performance on AIMS State Test • Percent of Vail Students Passing AIMS MathPercent of Students passing AIMS Math 2005 2005 100 Vail 90 91 91 90 90 80 85 70 76 78 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Grade 3 Grade 4 Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Grade 8 Grade 10Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  44. 44. High School Scores IncreaseAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  45. 45. Questions/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  46. 46. Does your district use technology for assessment and data analysis? a. Yes b. No c. ConsideringAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  47. 47. Do grade level teams prepare a daily program of re-teaching/enrichment for all students using data from the classroom formative assessments and benchmark assessments? b. Yes c. NoAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  48. 48. Assessment & Reporting Exploring the Online System Used by Vail Unified School District Galileo K-12 Online
  49. 49. ATI Profile • Founded in 1986 Web-based The mission of Technology, Item Response Assessment Technology, Theory (IRT), Measurement, Incorporated (ATI) Standards-Based Benchmark is to create, and Formative Assessment, distribute, and Multi- Level Disaggregation support the use of Reporting Engines, Test technology to promote learning. Forecasting. • 33 States: Pre-School through K-12, public, private/corporate and State Departments of Education.Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  50. 50. Advantages of Using Technology for Developing Six Habits • ATI’ s Partnership Model creates collaboration • Galileo’ s Online Implementation Planning helps achieve District Goals • Use of 3-Parameter IRT measurement model validates integrity of the assessmentAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  51. 51. To Be Highly Effective, Districts Need Highly Effective Technology Tools • Formative and Benchmark Item Banks • Online Benchmark Planner • Online and Off-line Assessment • Automated Scoring with online data aggregation • Multi-level User Access • Data Import • Filtering for NCLB Variables on reportsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  52. 52. Questions/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  53. 53. Example: Technology Tools for Assessment Planning • Galileo Online Benchmark PlannerAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  54. 54. Examples: Data for Decision-Making • Galileo’s Multi-Test Report Level 1Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  55. 55. Examples: Data for Decision-Making• Galileo’s Multi-Test Report Level 2 & 3Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  56. 56. Examples: Data for Decision-Making• Galileo’s Multi-Test Report Level 4 – Drill Down to ClassAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  57. 57. Examples: Data for Decision-Making • Galileo’s Individual Development ProfileAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  58. 58. Examples: Data for Decision-Making • NCLB FilteringAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  59. 59. Examples: Data for Decision-Making • Detailed Item Analysis Report Level 1Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  60. 60. Examples: Data for Decision-Making • Detailed Item Analysis Report Level 1 – Drill to see QuestionAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  61. 61. Examples: Data for Decision-Making • Detailed Item Analysis Report Level 2Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  62. 62. For More Information • ATI www.ati-online.com • For a Guided Demonstration of Galileo K-12 Online contact an ATI Field Services Representative at: 1-877-442-5453 or galileoinfo@ati-online.com • LAPDS www.wested.org/lapds Ruth Ann McKenna [rmckenn@wested.org] • Vail Unified School District www.vail.k12.az.us/ Joe Sassone[sassonej@vail.k12.az.us]Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  63. 63. Discussion/CommentsAssessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  64. 64. Thanks for joining us today! • Information about this presentation and other related materials can be found at : • SchoolsMovingUp http://www.schoolsmovingup.net/Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
  65. 65. Need Your Feedback• http://www.addaform.com/c/@0/Forms/5156YEsr/5156YEsr.html Assessment Technology, Inc.  WestEd LAPDS  Vail Unified School District
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