2012-2013 CELDT Training Middle School (6-8)
Where do I go for help? This year, we are streamlining our support structure to ensure an immediate response to your questions, concerns and request for materials. Please send ALL state testing questions to email@example.com One of our team members will promptly answer your e-mail. Ramona Stokes – State and Local Assessment Coordinator 510.451.4164 Ext. 1108 Cecilia Larkin - Data Analyst I 510.451.4164 Ext. 1106 Liliana Vaananen - Data Analyst I 510.451.4164 Ext. 1111 Vivian Huang – Retired Administrator and Testing Extraordinaire 510.451-4164 Ext. 1116
Training Goals • I can articulate and explain the purpose of the California English Language Development Test (CELDT). • I have the materials and resources needed to administer the CELDT accurately and reliably. • I can train others at my school site to administer the CELDT accurately and reliably. • I know who to reach out to for support.
Contents • 3:30 – 3:40 Introductions and Support • 3:40– 3:50 Purpose of CELDT Testing • What to do when materials arrive • Demographics Section • 3:50 – 4:50 Overview of CELDT Exam K-12 • Sample Scoring for Listening • Scoring for Speaking • - Speech Functions Quiz • - Choose & Give Reasons Quiz • - 4-Picture Narrative Quiz • 4:50 – 5:00 Check In Process, Questions and Evaluation - 4 -
Purpose of the CELDT The CELDT is used for helping teachers and school administrators to: • Initially identify students who are limited English proficient (LEP) or English Learners (ELs). • Determine the level of English language performance of ELs. • Assess the annual progress of ELs in acquiring the skills oflistening, speaking reading and writing in English.
STEP 1: Report Shortages to District Coordinator. Inventory all test materials against the school packing list immediately after receipt from the district. Report any shortages, overages, or the receipt of the wrong material to the CELDT District Coordinator within two working days of receipt of the shipment at the testing site. STEP 2: Retain ALL CELDT Boxes and Store Materials in a SECURE LOCATION Keep all test materials in the boxes they were delivered in. The boxes will be used to return materials to the district after testing. STEP 3: Read Through Materials Review the Coordinator’s Manual and the Examiner’s Manuals in their entirety. STEP 4: Make Copies of the School/Group List Make several photocopies of the School/Group List from the school Test Coordinator’s Kit to have on hand for each administrative month shipment. STEP 5: Discuss Security with Test Examiners and Proctors Ensure that test examiners and proctors understand the security requirements for keeping all test materials in a secure location prior to, during, and after testing. STEP 6: Obtain Signatures on All Security Forms and Return to District Coordinator during Check In When Materials Arrive • A Test Coordinator’s Kit will be delivered to each school site and will contain: • A Test Coordinator’s Manual (1 copy) • A pre-printed School/Group List (SGL)* showing the school name, district name, and CDS code • Pre-coded Group Identification Sheets (GIS)*; six per grade enrolled. Note that the grade is not pre-coded Instructions for School Group List – Testing Coordinator’s Manual page 34 Instructions for Group Identification Sheet – Testing Coordinator’s Manual page 33
Materials for 2012-13 * Unmarked Test Books may be reused in grades 3-12
Student Participation • Initial Assessment (IA) We are required to administer the CELDT to all students whose home language is not English within 30 calendar days after they enroll for the first time in a California public school. - Student Assignments Office handles all initial CELDT testing • Annual Assessment (AA)We are required to administer the CELDT each year the student is categorized as an English Learner (EL) until they are Re-designated (RFEP). - School sites handle annual CELDT testing • We are required to inform parents of the reasons for the identification of their child as an EL and the reasons for enrollment in an EL program after the beginning of the school year.
CELDT Timeline SEPTEMBER OCTOBER September 4th, 6th, 11th Attend CELDT Training September 10th – 14th CELDT materials delivered to sites by warehouse Annual CELDT Testing: Ends October 26th October 1st Last day to request additional material On time! Pick up Pre ID Labels Approximate date: Week of October 15th Check In Oct. 29th, 30th, 31st
Filling in the Demographic Section All asterisked (*) items need to be filled in at the time of testing including students with pre-ID labels. The corresponding fields on the Answer Book also contain asterisks. For students without a Pre-ID label, fill out all appropriate fields. For more information on how to fill out the demographics section, please refer to pages 21-29 of the test coordinators manual.
“What’s New” Test Administration Overview Materials Changes Answer Book: • Fields on the demographics pages (front and back covers) have been reordered and renumbered, but all the same fields are included. Test Administration Changes • Examiner’s Manual: • New instructions to “Remove or cover information displayed on bulletin boards, whiteboards, or charts that could be used by students to help answer test questions.” • Writing and Speaking sections have new instructions to remind students that they must respond in English. • Excerpts including information about practice items, repeating a question, and prompting have been included in directions for the following sections: Oral Vocabulary, Speech Functions, Choose & Give Reasons.
“What’s New” Test Administration Overview Transitional Kindergarten Students • Clarifications have been made to the 4-Picture Narrative, Writing Sentences, and Writing Short Compositions rubrics. ( Please note: OUSD does not score the Writing sections) • The Oral Vocabulary Guidelines have been changed (related to singular vs. plural responses Students enrolled in a transitional kindergarten program whose primary language is other than English as determined by a home language survey must be administered the CELDT within 30 calendar days after the date of first enrollment and 60 days prior to instruction. Scoring
Role and Responsibility of the Site Coordinator • Keep test materials secure at all times. • Access to test materials is limited to pupils being administered the test and employees OUSD directly responsible for administration of the test. • Test examiners and proctors must sign security affidavit and agreement forms before receiving access to test. • Test questions must not be reproduced in written or electronic communications. Please monitor cell phone usage by students. • CELDT Site Coordinator must ensure that strict supervision is maintained over each pupil during the test administration.
CELDT Domains and Scoring Overview This table shows when each CELDT component is scored (i.e., during or after administration) and how it is scored (e.g., NR, I, C; 0-2; answer key Note: NR = no response I = Incorrect C= correct For K-1 Writing, Writing Words, there are two rubrics: one for writing words stated by examiner using a picture prompt and one for writing words in response to a story read by the examiner. OUSD does not score the Writing Section. The writing section is scored by the state.
Listening: Sample Score 1 Which of the following examples would receive a Correct (C)? Which of the following examples would receive an Incorrect (I)? When you are ready, click to the next slide to view the answers.
SampleSpeech Functions: Robert – Grade 6 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 0
Sample Speech Functions: Apnor – Grade 8 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 0
Sample Speech Functions: Alejandro – Grade 7 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 0
SampleChoose and Give Reasons: Brian - Grade 8 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 0
SampleChoose and Give Reasons: Daphanie – Grade 7 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 0
SampleChoose and Give Reasons: Jesus – Grade 6 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 0
Sample4 Picture Narrative – Lesley Grade 6 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 3 • Score: 4 • Score: 0
Sample4 Picture Narrative: Palvi Grade 7 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 3 • Score: 4 • Score: 0
Sample4 Picture Narrative: Alondra - Grade 8 • Score: 1 • Score: 2 • Score: 3 • Score: 4 • Score: 0