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Florida Interim Assessment Item Bank and Test Platform(FL IBTP)
Access Points Item TryoutSpring 20143[Trainer note]
Add date hereAn FDOE representative who will be present at the trainings for the Item Tryout will present slides as an introduction to the projectTraining ObjectivesIn this workshop, learn how to:Locate technical support resources.Prepare to administer an Access Points assessment.Navigate to and select the assessment.Administer the Access Points assessment.In the FL IBTP, record the students responses using the students username and password.Score the assessment.4[Trainer note]
Will adjust for perspective of teacher or administrator, depending on the audienceProject OverviewFlorida was selected as a winner of the federal Race to the Top competition.Assessment items developed as part of this project will be stored in the Florida Interim Assessment Item Bank and Test Platform.The Florida Department of Education contracted with Pearson to develop the item bank and test platform, which is currently available through a view-only access to identified district representatives.Access Points items were written by a third-party vendor and reviewed by Florida educators.Tested Subjects and Grade LevelsThe Access Points Item Tryout includes a test form for the following subjects and grade levels.
SubjectGradesAccess Points ScienceK-8Access Chemistry 1Access Integrated Science 1Access Biology 1Access Earth/Space Science 9-12Access Points Social StudiesK-5Access MJ World History 6Access MJ Civics 7Access MJ United States History 8Access EconomicsAccess United States GovernmentAccess United States History 9-12Purpose of the Item TryoutTo obtain informative psychometric data on the Access Points items developed for the FL IBTP.
To test the system functionality.Sign in to the FL IBTP.Plan for and administer assessments to Access Points students in your district.Provide feedback to FDOE.
Preparing for Access Points Item TryoutEach district will receive participant usernames and passwords as well as an Item Tryout Toolkit document.
Sign in to the FL IBTP site using the information in the Toolkit document one week in advance of the test administration date.Follow the instructions in the Toolkit to locate and print the test form, materials list, and scoring instructions (rubric and exemplars).Gather materials to support the Access Points items included in the test, if applicable. Review the accommodations needed for each student, based on his or her IEP.
Technical Support InformationIf at any point you need assistance walking through the Item Tryout steps:Call the Help Desk number at 1-(866)-697-6435 or 866-MYSNHELP.E-mail the Help Desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hours of operation are Mon-Fri: 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM EST.
All Help Desk agents are trained and aware of how to assist Item Tryout customers.Sign Inhttps://prodsnibtp.fldoe.org10
Bookmark this page. Using the username and sign in information provided to you via email, sign in to access the site. Once signed in, show users where they should sign out each time they finish using the site. Explain what to do if you forget your password.
10DEMONSTRATION OF THE PROCESS[Trainer note]
Demo on live site.11ASSESSMENT ADMINISTRATION PREPARATION12[Trainer note]
From this point forward, slides apply to all training participants.
Refer to QRC: Administering Online Assessments and the toolkit document
12Preparing for the AssessmentAt least one week prior to the test date:Sign in to FL IBTP to confirm that the assessment is available. Print students usernames and passwords.Print the Access Points test form and materials list.Print the scoring instructions (rubric and exemplars).Gather materials to support the Access Points items, if applicable. Review the accommodations needed for each student, based on his or her IEP.
Note: These tasks can be performed by school administrators, test coordinators, or teachers.[Trainer note]School administrators/teachers can help facilitate a smooth testing experience by
13Administering the AssessmentOn test day, teachers will do the following:Administer the test to the student (1 on 1).Sign in to the FL IBTP using the students username and password and enter the students response to each item on the assessment.Sign in to the FL IBTP using the teachers username and password and score the items.1414Locating the Assessment - TeachersTeachers navigate to the Upcoming Tests tab on their home pages to locate an assessment.Teachers will see AP Spring 2014 in the title.
04/01/14, AP Spring 2014 Form 1[Trainer note]Show how to select a class on the home page and navigate to the Upcoming Tests tab as teacher or administrator.Point out the link to the Proctor Dashboard.15Locating the Assessment School AdministratorsRoll the cursor over the Assessment Admin header and click Find a Test. Locate theAP Spring 2014 test in the list below the filter options and click the name of the test.16
Compare and contrast teacher and principal dashboards
Point out the Actions menu.Show how to click the test name to access the Test Properties section. This will show if math manipulativessuch as calculatorsare included (on some tests in the item tryouts).16Student Usernames and Passwords17
Then, locate the students username and password by clicking View Usernames under Test Actions.[Trainer note]
From the Actions menu in the Proctor Dashboard, go to the User Names page.Select all or some students to print. Do not press the reset button.If you have trouble printing, make sure your pop-up blocker is not the cause of the trouble.17Printing the Test Form and Materials List Download the test form and materials list by clicking Download Test (Word) or Download Test (pdf) under Test Actions. Then print them. The materials list is also available under Associated Resources on the left side of the screen.
The test form will be downloaded to your computer. Open the file and print it. When the teacher administers the test, he or she can record the students responses on the printout.When you print the test form, the materials list is included at the top under Instructions. The materials list can also be accessed under Associated Resources on the left side of the screen.
18Printing the Scoring InstructionsDownload the scoring instructions (rubric and exemplars) by clicking Scoring Instructions under Test Actions. Then print them.
The test form template is also included in the scoring instructions.19Gather Materials and Review AccommodationsReview the materials list. Gather materials to support the Access Points items, if applicable.
Provide an opportunity for teachers to review the accommodations needed when administering a test to students with significant cognitive disabilities. Accommodation CategoriesPresentationInvolves the use of specialized formats such as large print, Braille, sign language, oral presentation, use of assistive devices, and other supports to access information for the student.RespondingAllows the student to respond to questions using alternate modes, such as sign language, use of assistive devices, eye gaze or blink, oral response, and other response supports.SchedulingInvolves a change in the amount of time the student has to complete a test, such as an increase in the length of time.SettingInvolves a change in the location or setting in which the test is administered.Assistive TechnologyInvolves the use of assistive technology to access information or respond to questions.The students IEP will indicate what accommodations are needed. Such accommodations fall into five categories: Presentation, Responding, Scheduling, Setting, and Assistive Technology.RECORDING STUDENT RESPONSES2222Teacher Assessment ProcessAfter administering the test on paper, teachers will do the following in the FL IBTP system:Sign in by entering the students username and password.Locate and start the test.Record the students responses to the items.View the test summary to ensure that all responses were entered.Submit the assessment.As an alternative, teachers may complete these tasks in the system while administering the test.
The Online Assessment ExperienceClick this flag to tag questions you want to review before submitting.
To show all test features to teachers, demonstrate a sample test that includes all options from the Test Detail preview.24
The Online Assessment ExperienceScroll down if needed.
To show all test features to teachers, demonstrate a sample test that includes all options from the Test Detail preview option.25
The Online Assessment Experience
Click this button to move to the next question.[Trainer note]
To show all test features, demonstrate a sample test that includes all options from the Test Detail preview option.26Automatic SaveThe testing platform automatically saves answers for every 100 characters a teacher types in an open response field.
Also, the testing platform automatically saves answers each time a teacher clicks any of the following:Im ready for the next question Pause View Test SummaryThe Back arrow27[Trainer note]
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