Agenda • Overview • Make Predictions • Analyze ITBS results • Analyze and Connect Mapping Data • Item Analysis of ITBS • Next Steps
Building Knowledge About Student Learning • Data: Facts and Figures • Information: Patterns and Trends • Knowledge: Interpreting and Giving the Data Meaning
Making Predictions • Opportunity to check our assumptions • Look at the relationship between external and internal data sources • Verify and raise questions predictions based on what you learn from your data
Comparing the Data • As you look at the chart, sub-scores of tests and skills results what do you observe?
Change Within Grade Over Time % of Students Grades K - 4 PROFICIENT or ADVANCED + + - + -
Change Within Cohort Over Time % of Students Grades K - 4 PROFICIENT or ADVANCED + + - 0 -
Choose an area of concern (an area that the students are not performing particularly well) and look at the curriculum maps to study the pattern of instruction around that area. Be certain that you consider at least two grades that preceded the grade level test results that you are studying.
4th Grade Test Paragraph Passage Question Statement Experiment Opinion Historian Organized Estimate 8th grade Test Representative Scientist Biologically Appropriate Congruent Corresponds Environment Europeans Involuntary One Possible Lens: Connecting to Test DataKey Vocabulary Words on the State Test
Test Question Stems • Choose the best… • What is the best way… • The closest estimate… • Use the information to… • Use the graph to… • Which of these could not… • Which is most likely… • What is the purpose… • Choose the best opening sentence… • According to the passage…
Sample Test Questions What does this story explain? Choose the best last sentence to add to this story. What is the best way to express the idea in sentence 4? Jim is suppose to receive .28 in change at most, how many nickels will he get? Which is the best estimate for the height of a school desk?
Outcome Data illustrates two types of change: 1) Within grade over time2) Within cohort over time