CRT Training2011-2012 Jami-Jon M. Pearson, Ph.D. Research & Assessment Coordinator Canyons school District
CRT Training Overview • Quick Definition of Terms • Testing Calendar • Security and Ethics • Testing Logs • Data Administration System - DAS • Proctor Test Workstation - PTW • Student Test Workstation -STW • Preliminary Score Report • Test Coordinator Responsibilities • Test Scheduling Option • Quiz
Key Terms for CRT Testing • PTW– where test is given • Receipts- report showing all students tested • Section– Parts of CRT test. All tests have 2 sections but Sec ELA, (3) • Session– when students are testing • SSID– the unique number from the state • Student Logs - lists of the students that are signed up for test • STW– where students sit and take test • TAM– state manual with Teacher Prompt (Pol/Pro & subject) • Teacher Prompt – what teacher reads through test • Test Coordinator – manager of CRT tests • Tickets– students login and password • 9+2– teacher cactus id with an 01 put at end if elementary or class period if secondary • DAS– main system for CRT administration • ELL- English language learners • GO – starts test for students • Group– class tested • IEP and 504 - special education • LEA number– Canyons district number (SKYWARD) • Live Session - using your student's real logins and ids for real testing • Practice Session - using fake students' logins and id's to practice testing • Proctor– website where the CRT test is given
Spring Important Dates: • March 20 & 23: Principals CRT training • March 22: Secondary schools pre-prints due • (NO ELEMENTARIES NEEDED) • March 30: Lab testing schedule due • March 30: Student Logs sent to schools • Current - May: CBT Practice Session available • Apr 23 - June 1: Core CRT Testing window
Spring CRT Overview (Pg. 5) Test Security – • CRTs are high stakes testing. • Only qualified staff have access to CBT system. • Test Access Codes (TAC) protected. • Test materials including Preliminary Score Reports must be secured. Testing Ethics – • Passages/test questions only read to students with IEP, ELL, or 504 plan. • NO actual questions be taught or reviewed. • No reproducing the test via electronic/paper.
Ethics (Pg. 5) • For further information regarding testing ethics and test security, see the Utah State Board of Education-approved Standard Test Administration and Testing Ethics Policy. This document is available at the following URL (will not open in Firefox, use other internet providers): • http://www.schools.utah.gov/assessment/Testing-Director-Resources/TD_Ethics_ Policypdf.aspx.
Testing Logs • Sent out March 30th • DO NOT RETURN • Use as a reference for students • To be added • Have accommodations added
**Students listed here are preloaded into the Testing System. These forms do not need to be returned to the district. DO NOT NEED TO BE RETURNED
I. Data Administrative System(DAS)II. Proctor Test Workstation(PTW) III. Student Test Workstation (STW)
Test Coordinator Testing Website • Use “Proctor a Training Test” to proctor practice tests • Use “Go to Training DAS Site” to set up practice tests • Use “Proctor a Live Test” to proctor live tests • Use “Go to Live DAS Site” to set up live tests http://utah.measuredprogress.org
I. Data Administration System(DAS) • Requires a login & password • Manage student & staff accounts • Create student login tickets • Monitor test progress • Generate reports
Assign Proctor /Teacher(with ONLY proctor rites) • Log into the MP website &click “Go to Training DAS Site” • Type USERNAME & PASSWORD • Click “Manage”& then “Staff Accounts”
Assign Proctor /Teacher(with ONLY proctor rites) • Enter user name (CANNOT CHANGE THIS), password (6 letters/numbers), email • Click “Tests” button & choose the tests they can proctor • Click “Groups”& choose the groups they can proctor • Select the “Role” as Administrator or Proctor from the drop down arrow
Edit Teacher/Proctor • Click “Edit” (it will change to Update/Cancel) • You can change any info here except the username • When you are done click “Update” to your left
Manage Student Data • Select “Student List” • Select “Grade” on the right • To Filter click icon • To add select “Add Student” Reporting Groups
Add New Student/Test/Accommodations • Click Add Student, add information, click “Validate Student.” • Assign Testing Session, Name, Reporting Group, Participation Status for student in each subject. • Click “ADD STUDENT & TEST”, then “CLOSE”
Adjust Student’s Participation (Pg. 18-19) • Click “View” next to student’s name & then “Edit” by Testing Session. Enter changes • Click “Update” at the bottom of the page.
Special Codes (TAM Pg. 22) For non-standard participation select: • “Accommodated (IEP/LEP)”.Pg. 20) • “Private or Home School” • “Modified (IEP team)” For non-participation select: • “Absent—Unable to make up test” • “Excused—Medical Emergency” • “Unknown Student” • “Officially withdrawn from class/school” • “ELL First Year in U.S. Before April 15” • “ELL First Year in U.S. April 15 or Later” • “Private or Home School non-participant • “Refused to Test (RT)” • “Utah Alternate Assessment (IEP Team) • “Paper-based”
Special Codes (TAM Pg. 21) English Language Learners
Manage Groups • Click “Manage” and then “Reporting Groups.” • To add group, edit alternate name, move students, or print tickets
Alternative name would be: • Ms. Jones 3 period Science • 9+2 • CACTUS ID + PERIOD • Period • Elementary: always 01 • Secondary: period #
X Move Students • Highlight student name • Click << or >> to move student across groups • Exit out by hitting red x in top right corner
Monitor Test Progress page • On the Navigation Bar, click on “Reporting” then “Monitor Test Progress”. • Select “Test Session”, and “Test” in the drop down. • CHOOSE the appropriate test.
Reports and Tickets • Choose “Group” from drop-down list • Click Progress or Receipt (explanation on next slide) • Click report type PDF, Excel, etc. • Click “Red Ticket” (example on slide 19)
Preliminary Score Reports • Click on Reporting tab • Click on Preliminary Score Report v
II. Proctor Test Workstation(PTW) • CAN USE YOUR ADMINISTRATOR’s LOGIN on Proctor Test Workstation • Web application for administering tests • Start, pause, and end test sections • Monitor student progress
Starting Test (Pg. 8) * Go to http://utah.measuredprogress.org* Or go top right on DAS for PTW * Type in your User Name/ Password then click, “Login”
Choose test (Pg. 9, 10, 16) * WRITE “Test Access Code” ON THE BOARD
Test Coordinator/Teacher • Teacher: From TAM (Teacher Administration Manual), read directions aloud. When finished, proctor OR teacher (if teacher is proctor) choose section (or all sections) and click “Go” button. All sections Teacher or Proctor: Monitor student progress (right side of screen).
Test Coordinator/Teacher * Use “Pause Test” button in case of emergency (i.e., fire drill). * 20 min. window from hit“Pause Test” until section closes. * If this happens, open new section to finish test.
Test Coordinator/Teacher When Section 1 completed, click next section in the test Navigation Window, then click “Go.” When students have completed all sections of the test, click “End Session” button.
Proctor/Teacher • For live sessions, please print these receipts& keep secure at your school • Hit Done to finish.
Submitting Tests for Scoring • When ALL sections are finished • Go to “Reporting” • Click on “Monitoring Test Progress” • Select correct “Test Session” & “Test” • Check beside students’ tests to be submitted • Click “Submit”
SCREEN READER accommodation • REMEMBER: • MUST ADD THIS ACCOMMODATION (number 5)! • MUST HAVE STUDENTS PRACTICE! • MUST BE IN STUDENT’S IEP or 504 PLAN!
SCREEN READER accommodation • Student clicks green play button. • Places cursor at beginning of the sentence to read (double-click). • Reader will keep reading until play is hit or there is no more text. • It does not work on reference sheet. Play button
III. Student Test Workstation(STW) • Web application for accessing test content. • Students answer questions using mouse and/or keyboard. • Secure application so other programs cannot be accessed. • Answers automatically saved when student selects the NEXT button.
STUDENT (Pg.14) Click on icon Type in student Ticket login/ password and click the“Login” Button. • Write “Test Access Code” on the board, and click “Start Test” button. • Not case sensitive. • Teacher reads prompt.When finished, student selects “Complete” then “Close.”
NEW TO THIS YEAR!!Test Administration Manuals • There is NOW a POLICY & PROCEDURE TAM for administration help. The Training PPT’s page numbers (on slides) come from this TAM. • The TEACHER’s PROMPT is in the specific COMPUTER ADMINISTRATION SUBJECT SPECIFIC TAM!! • All TAMS are on the DAS and http://computerbasedtesting.wikispaces.com/
STUDENT TEST QUESTION (Pg. 17) • Highlighter • Strike Through • Erasure • Pointer EXAMPLE:
STUDENTTOOLS (Pg. 17) • Set Flag (to mark a question for later review) • Test Map (to show what questions have been answered) • Previous Button • Next Button • Text & background color choices • Font size choices • Stop button
STUDENTTOOLS • Reference Sheets (Math & Secondary Science) • Math Tools • Ruler • Protractor • 5-Function calculator (+,-,x,√,÷) • Science Tool • 5-Function calculator (+,-,x,√,÷)
Test Coordinator Responsibilities Outline • Oversee all aspects of computer-based testing. • Ensure that all policies/procedures are carried out. • Ensure user names set up for the DAS (to manage student data, view reports) and/or PTW (to give CRTs). • For Test Coordinators/Teachers, ensure user names have been assigned to administer identified CRTs. • Compile documentation concerning unique student circumstances that affect testing.
Test Coordinator Responsibilities Outline • Mark special codes, submit tests for scoring, and download Preliminary Score Reports. Refer to p.22 for details. • Make sure Preliminary Score Reports are checked so all students are tested and that special codes are accurately marked. • Ensure that all students are either submitted for scoring or have an appropriate nonparticipation code marked.
Test Coordinator Responsibilities Outline • Make sure: • Student Login Tickets printed • provide Test Access Codes • Start and stop sessions • Document any situations that affect testing (e.g., fire drills, technical issues). • Call Jami-Jon 801-826-5134, Measured Progress 877-934-8378, or Cindy Perry 801-826-5029 to resolve issues with testing.
PROCTOR Responsibilities (Pg. 13): Test Coordinator or Teacher(Teachers need to be certified) • Actively proctor testing. • Follow all requirements outlined in the TAM. • All tests submitted for scoring. • only after all sections finished. • Work with Ed Tech to resolve computer problems. • Work with Test Coordinator/teacher for make-ups.