CII
Council for Instructional
Improvement
San Mateo County Office of Education
February 8, 2013
Welcome
and
Overview of Agenda
Lori Musso, Administrator
Curriculum and Instruction Services
AGENDA
8:30
WELCOME AND OVERVIEW OF AGENDA
8:35
STATE AND FEDERAL UPDATES
8:50
SSPI RECOMMENDATIONS FOR TRANSITIONING
CALIFORNIA TO A FUTURE ASSESSMENT SYSTEM
9: 50
ASSESSMENT QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION
10:20
BREAK
10:35
ASSESSMENT AND ACCOUNTABILITY UPDATES
10:55
ASSESSMENT: IMPLICATIONS FOR INSTRUCTION
11:25
ANNOUNCEMENTS
11:30
ADJOURN
STATE AND FEDERAL UPDATES
Lori Musso, Administrator
Curriculum and Instruction Services
Assessment Update
& SSPI Recommendations for
Transitioning California to a Future
Assessment System
San Mateo County Office of Education
February 8, 2013
Patrick Traynor, Ph.D.
Director, Assessment Development and Administration Division
California Department of Education
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction
Presentation Overview
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• CCSS Update
• Smarter Balanced assessment update
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SBAC Review
Sample items
Pilot test
Achievement level descriptors
• Superintendent’s recommendations for a
future assessment system
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English Language Arts and Mathematics, Grades 3–8 and High School
BEGINNING
OF YEAR
END
OF YEAR
TOM TORLAKSON
Last 12 weeks of year*
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
DIGITAL CLEARINGHOUSE of formative tools, processes and exemplars; released items and tasks;
model curriculum units; educator training; professional development tools and resources; scorer
training modules; and teacher collaboration tools.
Formative Assessments
INTERIM ASSESSMENT
Computer Adaptive
Assessment and
Performance Tasks
INTERIM ASSESSMENT
Computer Adaptive
Assessment and
Performance Tasks
PERFORMANCE
TASKS
• Reading
• Writing
• Math
Scope, sequence, number, and timing of interim assessments locally
determined
Optional Interim
assessment system—
END OF YEAR
ADAPTIVE
ASSESSMENT
Re-take option
Summative assessment
for accountability
* Time windows may be adjusted based on results from the research agenda and
final implementation decisions.
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Source: http://www.ets.org
Computer Adaptive Testing
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
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Smarter Balanced
Draft Achievement Level
Descriptors (ALDs)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• A full description of the ALDs and an online survey
for providing feedback are available on the
Smarter Balanced achievement level descriptors
Web page at
http://www.smarterbalanced.org/achievementlevel-descriptors-and-college-readiness/
• Not finalized yet (March 2013)
• Describe four levels of achievement of knowledge,
skills, and processes in both English–language
arts/literacy and mathematics
– “deep command,” “sufficient command,” “partial command,”
or “minimal command”
– Currently: "thorough," "adequate," "partial," and "minimal"
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test
• Two components for school participation:
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
1) Scientific
2) Volunteer
• There will be no scores or individual student
data associated with either component.
• The pilot test is untimed but depending on
the grade, content area, and types of items
administered, test times are expected to
range from 2 to 3 hours of student testing
time for either component.
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Scientific Component
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• A representative sample of schools selected by
SBAC to yield critical data about the items
developed to date, as well as how the system is
functioning.
• Testing window is February 20 through May 10,
2013. Selected schools will be assigned a 2-week
period within the this window.
• To search for selected California schools by
county and district visit the CDE SBAC Web page
at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sa/smarterbalanced.asp
– select the “Spring 2013 Pilot Test” hyperlink.
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Scientific Component
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Grade level and content area to be
assessed are predetermined as part of the
sampling plan.
• Training for scientific pilot test schools will
include training modules and live webinars.
• Training dates and times will be advertised
soon.
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Scientific Component
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Participation is not mandatory but is strongly
recommended.
• Selected schools will inform future item
development and test design.
• Opportunity for schools to tryout the online system
and for students to interact with the new innovative
item types.
• SBAC is currently contacting selected schools to
confirm participation. Selected schools that cannot
participate should contact Data Recognition
Corporation (DRC).
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Volunteer Component
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Open to all schools in SBAC states.
• Testing window is April 9 through
May 10, 2013.
• Schools can participate any time during
the volunteer testing window.
• Schools may volunteer by completing the
volunteer survey at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/SmarterBalancedPilot.
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Volunteer Component
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Training modules and webinars for the
volunteer schools will be posted on the SBAC
Web portal at http://sbac.portal.airast.org/.
• Volunteer schools can access modules and
webinars at their convenience.
• There will be no live pilot test training
opportunities.
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Volunteer Component
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Incentives for participating in the volunteer
component:
• Chance for schools to tryout the online
administration system.
• Opportunity for students interact with the new
innovative item types.
• Choice of grade(s) and content area(s) tested.
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SBAC Spring 2013 Pilot Test –
Contacts and Information
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Recruitment Information
Data Recognition Corporation
800-847-3193
[email protected]
All Other Information
American Institutes for Research
866-815-7246
[email protected]
SBAC Pilot Test Frequently Asked Questions:
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sa/smarterbalanced.asp –
select the “Spring 2013 Pilot Test” hyperlink
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SBAC Sample Items and Tasks
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
http://www.smarterbalanced.org/sample-items-and-performance-tasks/
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Sample Items and Tasks Navigation
View mathematics or ELA/literacy items
Advance to next item, or go back to previous
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Sample Items and Tasks Navigation
Content Claim
Grade band
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Sample Items and Tasks Navigation
Filter by item type, themes
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Item Metadata
About this item
Page 22
Exploring the Sample Items
Selected response and technology enhanced items
are machine scorable
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Assessments to Consider (by content area and
grade level)
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
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TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
SSPI Recommendations for
Transitioning California to a
Future Assessment System
• California EC Section 60604.5 required the
SSPI to provide the Legislature with
recommendations for the reauthorization of
the statewide pupil assessment program.
• In forming recommendations, the SSPI
was required to consult with certain
stakeholder groups and consider the
inclusion of 16 specific features in the
assessment system.
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TOM TORLAKSON
SSPI Recommendations for
Transitioning California to a
Future Assessment System
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• A report containing the SSPI’s
recommendations was delivered to the
Legislature on January 8, 2013.
• The report includes:
– an overview of the current statewide
assessment system
– current transition efforts
– a summary of stakeholder feedback
– 12 recommendations for the transition to a
new assessment system
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Setting the Foundation
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Recognize assessment is an integral part of a
cycle of standards, curriculum, and instruction.
• Recommend a system that promotes and
models high quality teaching and learning.
• Consider the input of thousands of
stakeholders including students, parents,
teachers, administrators, business leaders,
and community leaders.
• Consider the role the state should play in the
assessment system and the value of local
control.
• Recognize the current fiscal climate but also
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the investment opportunity.
SSPI Recommendation 1
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Beginning in the 2013-14 school
year, suspend portions of the
STAR Program assessments and
adjust the API to reflect
suspension of such assessments.
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SSPI Recommendation 2
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Beginning in the 2014-15 school
year, fully implement the SBAC
ELA and mathematics
assessments.
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SSPI Recommendation 3
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Use the grade eleven SBAC
ELA and mathematics
assessments as an indicator
of college readiness.
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SSPI Recommendation 4
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Develop and administer science
assessments aligned to the new
science standards, once adopted.
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SSPI Recommendation 5
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Develop or use multistate
consortia alternate assessments
in ELA, mathematics, and
science for students with severe
cognitive disabilities.
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SSPI Recommendation 6
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Determine the continued need
and purpose of academic
assessments in languages other
than English once the SBAC
assessments are operational.
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SSPI Recommendation 7
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Assess the full curriculum
using assessments that model
high-quality teaching and
learning activities.
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SSPI Recommendation 8
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Invest in interim, diagnostic,
and formative tools.
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SSPI Recommendation 9
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Consider alternatives to
the current California High
School Exit Examination.
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SSPI Recommendation 10
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Explore the possible use of
matriculation examinations.
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SSPI Recommendation 11
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Conduct comparability studies.
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SSPI Recommendation 12
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
Maintain a continuous cycle
of improvement of the
assessment system.
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Contact Information
TOM TORLAKSON
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
• Patrick Traynor, PhD, Director
Assessment Development and Administration Division
– E-mail: [email protected]
• Jessica Valdez, Administrator, Transition Office
Assessment Development and Administration Division
– Phone: 916-319-0332
– E-mail: [email protected]
• Dixie Abbot, SBAC Teacher Involvement
Coordinator, CDE Transition Office
Assessment Development and Administration Division
– Phone: 916-445-4821
– E-mail: [email protected]
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ASSESSMENT - Q&A SESSION
Patrick Traynor, Ph.D.
Director, Assessment Development and
Administration Division
California Department of Education
B R E A K
ASSESSMENT AND
ACCOUNTABILITY UPDATES
Mefula Fairley, Director
Compliance, Assessment and Special Projects
SBAC Updates
• Pilot Testing
• Technology Readiness Tool
• Preliminary Blueprints
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SBAC Pilot Test
• School Participation
Scientific Component
Volunteer Component
• Scores and Data
• Testing Time for Students
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SBAC Pilot Test
Contacts and Information
Recruitment Information
Data Recognition Corporation (DRC)
800.847.3193
[email protected]
All Other Questions
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
866.815.7246
[email protected]
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Technology Readiness Tool
(TRT)
• Technology Requirements
– http://www.smarterbalanced.org/smarterbalanced-assessments/technology/
• Technology Readiness Tool
– New Data Collection Window – Feb. 15, 2013
– Device and Network Readiness Report
– SBAC TRT Webpage available at
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sa/sbac-itr-index.asp
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SBAC Preliminary Blueprints
ELA/Literacy Preliminary Summative Assessment Blueprint Blueprint
Table ELA/Literacy Grades 3-5—Table 3a
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/sa/smarterbalanced.asp
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SMCOE Assessment Webpage
http://www.smcoe.k12.ca.us/InstructionalServicesDivisionISD/casp/Pages/Assessment.aspx
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ASSESSMENT: IMPLICATIONS
FOR INSTRUCTION
Lori Musso, Administrator
Audra Pittman, Coordinator
Curriculum and Instruction Services
Smarter Balanced Assessment
Types
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Selected response
Constructed response
Extended response
Performance tasks
Technology enabled
Technology enhanced
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Implications for Instruction
• Review assigned Smarter Balanced
assessment type and sample item
• Discuss with your table the implications
this specific assessment type has for
classroom instruction
• Chart implications and suggestions for
implementation
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Selected Response
Implications for Instruction
Strategies for Implementation
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mefula Fairley, Director
Compliance, Assessment and Special Projects
NEXT CII MEETING
March 8, 2013
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