Assessment Update Webcast SY 18-19 UPDATE #4 NOVEMBER
Assessment Update Webcast SY 18-19 UPDATE #4 NOVEMBER 13, 2018 Todays Topics Content DEI and Paper/Pencil Testing ELA Blueprint Changes Committee Opportunities for Science Bias and Fairness
Operations Administration Resources WaKIDS Percentage of Completion Next Steps Select Assessments ELPA21 WIDA WA-AIM IEP Guidance Technology
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11/13/2018 | 2 Poll question: Topic Printed Score Reports from ORS 11/13/2018 | 3 Content Update 11/13/2018 | 4 Planning for Paper-Pencil testing Students with an IEP or 504 plan may access paperpencil versions of these tests. ELPA21, Smarter Balanced, and WCAS were designed
to be administered online. Embedded tools, supports, and accommodations to make the online tests accessible. Use the practice and training tests to try out different settings with the students. 11/13/2018 | 5 Choose Settings screen of the login sequence for Practice/Training tests 11/13/2018 | 6
Paper-Pencil tests available Standard print ELPA21 Yes Smarter Balanced Yes ELA Smarter Balanced Yes Math WCAS Yes Large print
Yes Braille Yes Spanish No Yes Yes No
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 11/13/2018 | 7
Test Administrator to Student ratio ELPA21Small groups (at most 1:5) for Listening, Reading, and Writing sections. Must have 1:1 for Speaking section. Smarter BalancedNo specific ratio is required. WCASNo greater than 1:3. 11/13/2018 | 8 Use of Date Entry Interface (DEI) ELPA21Four steps: Student answers Listening, Reading, and Writing in their booklet. TA enters the students Listening and Reading responses into DEI. TA records the students responses to the Speaking questions
directly into DEI. TA enters the students Writing responses into DEI. Smarter BalancedNot used. WCASTwo steps: Student answers all the questions in their booklet. TA enters all of the students responses into DEI. 11/13/2018 | 9 DEI entry by test Standard print ELPA21 Yes Smarter Balanced
No ELA Smarter Balanced No Math WCAS Yes Large print Yes Braille Yes
Spanish NA No No NA No No No
Yes Yes No 11/13/2018 | 10 Next steps for paper-pencil booklets ELPA21return all to MI with non-scorable materials Smarter Balancedreturn all to MI with scorable materials WCASdifferent:
return Spanish to MI with scorable materials return standard print, large print, and Braille to MI with nonscorable materials 11/13/2018 | 11 Paper-pencil planning summary Carefully consider which students will do paper-pencil tests. Plan for the necessary teacher:student ratio. Schedule time for DEI entry. Return the booklets and materials carefully. 11/13/2018 | 12
New Smarter Balanced Summative Blueprint for 201819 Posted to WCAP Portal in General Information folder WAW Articles: September 20: First announcement regarding new blueprint October 11: Brief FAQ on new blueprint Shared with Regional Coordinators and Fellows Shared with OSSI Continuous Improvement Partners Also sent through OSPI Email Alerts 11/13/2018 | 13 ELA Blueprint Changes by Claim
Claim 1 (Reading): Grades 3, 4, 5: All short-answer CAT items removed All grades: Total CAT items for Reading remains the same Claim 2 (Writing): Grades 3, 4, 5: All brief write CAT items removed All grades: Total CAT items for Writing reduced from 10 to 6 Additional evidence for the Writing claim from trait scores on the PT Claim 3 (Listening): No changes Claim 4 (Research): All grades: Research items in the PT reduced from 3 to 1 at all grades To compensate, 2 machine-scored items added to the CAT at each grade 9 Research items total: 8 items in the CAT plus the 1 item in the PT
11/13/2018 | 14 Summary of ELA changes Grades 3-5: CAT: No constructed responses items for reading or writing claims PT: Reduced items on Part 1 - one research item, either table or constructed response (Full write remains the same) ALL grades: PT: Reduced items on Part 1 - one research item, either table or constructed response (Full write remains the same) CAT: 3 Fewer writing items, 2 additional research items
11/13/2018 | 15 Math Blueprint Changes Grades 68 and High School No hand-scored CAT items Brings these grades in line with grades 35 which had no hand-scored item in CAT in 201718 All Grades: Short-answer items remain on the PT 11/13/2018 | 16 A few answers to FAQs:
Interims are intended to support and inform classroom instruction aligned to the standards. The new blueprint has not resulted in any changes to interims. Yes, some interims include item types no longer on the summative for some grade levels. The summative test continues to measure the same content; therefore, performance on the summative test remains comparable across years. Contact us with any questions 11/13/2018 | 17 Bias and Sensitivity Committee OSPI is seeking participants for Bias and Sensitivity Committees
Bias and Sensitivity participants review WCAS test questions to eliminate non-science content that might offend or disadvantage students based on: Race Disability Ethnicity Gender Self-identity Socioeconomic status Committee members represent Washingtons diverse population Roles that fit well with the committees work include: Community liaisons Student-group advocates Parent-group advocates Family engagement specialists 11/13/2018 | 18
Call for Bias and Sensitivity Participants Does your district employ staff (not classroom educators) who support and provide outreach to groups like these? Native families LGBTQ+ community Families of color Community-based organizations Migrant families Students experiencing homelessness Immigrant families Non-native English speaking families If you think there would be interest in participating on a Bias and Sensitivity committee, please enter in the Chat box:
Your districts name The group or groups name(s) Additional thoughts after the webinar? Email Anton Jackson at [email protected] 11/13/2018 | 19 Operations Update 11/13/2018 | 20 Administration Resources Resources and Training Materials
Posted to EDS WAMS: Assessment Operations > File Downloads > 2019 TIDE Training Module Audio (mp4) Need help, email the Operations Team at: [email protected] Security Reports School Site Administration and Security Report Test Security Staff Assurance Report
Training Log for State Assessments Test Question Ambiguity Form Posted to the Portal 10/17 TIDE Training Module (Updated) 10/23 AVA Training Module
10/29 TDS-TA/Student Interface Module 10/30 DEI User Guide 11/9 Test Material Processing Training PPT (Fall) 11/9
Smarter Balanced Glossaries 11/9 11/13/2018 | 21 Polling Question Choose as many as you like! 11/13/2018 | 22 Did your district print translated student score reports from ORS to provide to families this fall? a) Yes, we used the Spanish versions for Smarter Balanced
scores. b) Yes, we used the languages available for ELPA21 Annual. c) Yes, we used the languages available for ELPA21 Screener. d) No, we did not use them. e) Wait, there are translated versions available? f) Why are there no translated versions available for the WCAS? g) I am not sure. 11/13/2018 | 23 RESULTS 60 participated in the poll question. a) Yes, we used the Spanish versions for Smarter Balanced
scores. 20% b) Yes, we used the languages available for ELPA21 Annual. 20% c) Yes, we used the languages available for ELPA21 Screener. 20% d) No, we did not use them. 42% e) Wait, there are translated versions available? 17% f) Why are there no translated versions available for the WCAS? 10% g) I am not sure. 30% 11/13/2018 | 24 WaKIDS Update 11/13/2018 | 25
WaKIDS Fall Assessment is Complete 99% completion All tabs within GOLD have now rolled over into in winter checkpoint dates 11/13/2018 | 26 Next Steps Refer back to the Quick Start Guide for detailed responsibilities. New webcasts for support Pull your reports now
District level: Snapshot Birth-Third Grade, Snapshot and Snapshot by Dimension Class level: Snapshot, Development and Learning, Class Profile and Individual Child Report Report Card 11/13/2018 | 27 Snapshot Birth 3rd grade Widely Held Expectations and Kindergarten Readiness Snapshot Birth through
Third Grade 11/13/2018 | 28 Snapshot by Dimension 11/13/2018 | 29 Winter Checkpoint Districts and teachers are welcome use the tool through out the year. GOLD functions just as it does in Fall Winter checkpoint is March 31st Spring Checkpoint is June 22nd
11/13/2018 | 30 Select Assessments Update ELP WIDA Graduation Alternatives 11/13/2018 | 31 ELPA Assessment Updates Students who will take the WIDA Alternate ACCESS this year will need to be identified in WAMS by December 4.
A recorded training for TAs administering the WIDA Alternate ACCESS will be available in Canvas by the end of the month. Updated slides for ELPA21 Annual training will also be available by the end of the month. 11/13/2018 | 32 WA-AIM Upcoming Dates Fall WA-AIM Retakes Window closes November 16 @ 5:00 PM Contact [email protected] for manual registration of students into eDirect Scores due back after Winter Break
Spring WA-AIM Student registration in WAMS is open User Management opens November 19 eDirect and Data Collection Platform (DCP) User Guide 11/13/2018 | 33 Guidance for Individualized Education Progra m Teams: Student Participation in Statewide Assessments for Accountability and Graduati on Replaces: IEP Team Decision-Making Guidelines
Purpose: IEP teams guidance on their authority related to decisions around accountability and graduation and to help guide IEP teams in determining the appropriate assessment for accountability or graduation purposes. Eligibility Criteria: No changes to the WA-AIM or the WIDA Alternate Access eligibility criteria New Tools and Graphics: Decision-making flowchart to assist IEP teams in making decisions about how a student will participate in the state assessments for English Language Arts, mathematics, science, and English language acquisition. Descriptions of the state assessments and the assessment graduation alternatives. Graphic of graduation pathways for students with disabilities. 11/13/2018 | 34 Guidance for Individualized Education Program Te
ams: Student Participation in Statewide Assessme nts for Accountability and Graduation (contEducation .) Posted to the Special Resource Library , Technical Assistance page for Statewide Assessment , the WA-AIM page under Guidelines and Supports, and on the WCAP Portal. If you have questions regarding the content, please contact for: ELPA 21 and WIDA Alternate Access: Leslie Huff at 360-725-6338 or email at [email protected] or [email protected]
iOS 12.1 is working fine on iPads Julie Voice Pack Invalid Certificate incorrect message Ignore invalid certificate error; click Advanced & download voice pack. Forbidden Apps update Photos App, Edge, Lync, Skype, Calculator, Paint, OneNote, and Windows Videos & Movies are now terminated in the background if running when Secure Browser is launched Complete list is posted on WCAP in Tech Coordinators Resources 11/13/2018 | 37 Technology Updates Mac OS X
AIR has discovered security issue with Mac OS 10.13 and 10.14 (Mojave) and Secure Browser; updated version of 2018-19 Mac OS X Secure Browser (10.5) will be available Nov.19 Updated version will work with all Mac OS X versions If you downloaded Mac OS X 10.5 version after Oct.18 but are not running Mac OS 10.13 or 10.14, dont need to update again 11/13/2018 | 38 WERA/OSPI Annual Conference December 5-7, 2018 SeaTac Hilton
Hope to see you there! 2018 WERA Conference Information 11/13/2018 | 39 Previous webinar information 1. Go to the WCAP Portal: 2. http://wa.portal.airast.org Select the Test Coordinators card 3. Select Test Coordinator Resources 4. Select the Modules folder 5. Scroll down to the Assessment Update Webinars Overview section 11/13/2018 | 40
WCAP USER SUPPORT Questions regarding information in the Test Administration Manuals Test Administrators and School Test Coordinators, contact your District Test Coordinator. District Test Coordinators contact the OSPI Assessment Operations Team at: [email protected] . Policy or Test Administration Questions Test Administrators and School Test Coordinators, refer to the Test Administration Manual. If additional support is needed, contact your District Test Coordinator. District Test Coordinators contact the OSPI Assessment Operations
Team at: [email protected] . 11/13/2018 | 41 WCAP Contacts for Technology, System, or Program Issues TAs, SCs, and DCs contact the WCAP Help Desk (TAs and SCs must also alert the DC and Technology Coordinator of issues). The WCAP Help Desk is open MondayFriday from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. PT (except holidays or as otherwise indicated on the Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program Portal). Washington Comprehensive Assessment Program Help Desk Toll-Free Phone Support: 1-844-560-7366 Email Support: [email protected] 11/13/2018 | 42
WCAP Contacts AIR Help Desk for Technical, Network, and password issues AIR Help Desk: [email protected] 1-844-560-7366 OSPI Assessment Analysts for student data issues OSPI Assessment Analysts: [email protected] 360-7256109 OSPI Assessment Development for content questions ELA and Math assessments: [email protected] Science assessment: [email protected] OSPI Assessment Operations for assessment policy and test materials Assessment Operations [email protected] (360) 725-6348 or (800) 725-4311, press option 3 11/13/2018 | 43
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