Kentucky’s Common Kindergarten Entry Screen Webinar Training on the BRIGANCE K Screen III and Implementation Updates May 2 and 7, 2013 (Updated May 8, 2013) Objectives Celebrate Pilot Year highlights Understand key differences in the BRIGANCE® Kindergarten Screen III K Core Assessments Materials needed Social-Emotional Scales Supplemental Assessments Reading Readiness Scale Other Screening/implementation tools Understand implementation updates 2 Highlights from the 2012-2013 Pilot – the Numbers 109 districts 450 schools 31,480 students screened!! 3 Highlights from the 2012-2013 Pilot – Successes Meeting parents and students Family event to complete Self-help and SocialEmotional Scales Getting to know students and having one-to-one time with them Great data to start the year with Identifying student needs early 4 Highlights from the 2012-2013 Pilot – the Data Kentucky Department of Education: education.ky.gov www.BRIGANCE.com/Kentucky 5 2013-2014 is IMPORTANT! 2013-2014 is the first year for full implementation! • Data collected will be use to determine possible changes to the cut scores used to determine each child’s readiness rating. Ready with Support 6 Ready Ready with Enrichment Questions? Screen Tools for Full Implementation The BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen III is the tool that will be used starting with 2013-2014. 2013: Motor, Language, and Academic/Cognitive Skills, and Selfhelp and Social Emotional Development Same required tools as pilot K Core Assessments-REQUIRED year, but using Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales-REQUIRED Screen III Supplemental Assessments-Recommended Reading Readiness Scale-Recommended Data collected and aggregated with the Online Management System 8 Tour of the BRIGANCE Screen Kit Early Childhood Screen III K&I “Manual” Includes screen assessments and tools Objects for counting and sorting Kindergarten Data Sheets 2013: • New Data Sheets Other items needed for screening: and Technical Report • Some new Paper, pencil, blank and lined paper Picture book(s) that has at least three linesitems of textneeded on each • Each site should page receive Screen III Timer Kits by June 7. Implementation Guide 9 10 The BRIGANCE Kindergarten Screen III The K&1 Screen III Manual 2013: Overall same organization, updated content Introduction Improved content Core Assessments REQUIRED Supplemental Assessments Strongly Recommended Screening Information Forms Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales REQUIRED Reading Readiness Scale Strongly Recommended 11 Screening: Big Picture Step 1: Get Ready to Screen Step 2: Screen the Child Step 3: Complete Data Sheet Step 4: Analyze Results Step 5: Identify Next Steps 12 2013: Overall same organization, updated content Step 1: Get Ready to Screen • Step 1: Get Ready to Screen Plan ahead— as a team Identify accommodations Gather materials • Step 2: Screen the Child • Step 3: Complete Data Sheet • Step 4: Analyze Results • Step 5: Identify Next Steps 13 Best Practices from the pilot • The pilot survey indicated teamwork is essential for a successful implementation! • • • Decide who will screen, enter data, etc. If screening before school starts, invite child care, preschool, and Head Start staff Also on the list: • • • • Organization Scheduling Using additional staff as needed Having a system for organizing materials 14 Screening Children with Special Considerations Accommodations versus modifications 2013: Additional guidance in Screen Intro and Implementation Guide See Screen Introduction page xxiv Modifications and NOT allowed English Language Learners should be screened in their primary language Bilingual personnel Volunteer interpreters Friends of the family (trained in asking questions) 15 Step 1: Get Ready to Screen • Step 1: Get Ready to Screen Plan ahead— as an individual Identify accommodations Gather materials • Step 2: Screen the Child • Step 3: Complete Data Sheet • Step 4: Analyze Results • Step 5: Identify Next Steps 16 What’s new for the Screen III New norms and cutoffs for the Screens III based on nationally representative sample of 1,900+ children New validity and reliability research, including new accuracy data Content changes K assessments updated to improve alignment with standards, including CCSS OMS Updates 2013: Same format, but carefully review each assessment for updated directions/ items/ scripting 18 Kindergarten Screen III Core Assessments Major changes: • New literacy and math assessments to better align to CCSS and state standards • Removed: Draws a Person and Color Recognition • New self-help and SocialEmotional Scale for ages 3-7 Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: Changes to items and scripting Additional criteria provided 20 Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: 2 items the same, 4 new items Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: Slight changes to scripting Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: “Form” Vertical lines added to student page Criteria are under each item Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: Slight changes to scripting Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: New assessment! Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: New assessment! Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: Change to how child is scored Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: New title New objects Improved child page Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: New title Only 1 domino per item! Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: Different order of letters Same: ONLY mark Uppercase letters Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: New assessment! Kindergarten Core Assessments 2013: Different order Slightly different directions Remember! For the K Core Assessments: Be sure to adhere to the Discontinue point Use directions and scripting as they are written in the Manual 33 2013: Improvements to the design Still no need to calculate scores! 34 Questions? Remember! Kindergarten Core Assessments-REQUIRED Supplemental Assessments-Recommended Self-help and Social-Emotional ScalesREQUIRED Reading Readiness Scale-Recommended 36 K-specific Supplemental Assessments New! 5 K-specific assessments 37 K-specific Supplemental Assessments 38 K-specific Supplemental Assessments 39 K-specific Supplemental Assessments 40 K-specific Supplemental Assessments 41 K-specific Supplemental Assessments 42 New! Supplemental Data Sheet 43 Questions? Remember! Kindergarten Core Assessments-REQUIRED Supplemental Assessments-Recommended Self-help and Social-Emotional Scales-REQUIRED Reading Readiness Scale-Recommended 45 Self-help & Social-Emotional Scales REQUIRED Skills: Eating, toileting, dressing Playing, getting along with others Same overall big-picture skills, same collection methods Three ways to complete: 1. 2. 3. Parent Form – the parent fills out Parent Form – you interview the parent Teacher Form – you complete based on your observations 46 Self-help & Social-Emotional Scales Changes to Self-help & SocialEmotional 47 Changes to formatting, order, items 48 Changes to formatting, sections, items 49 Addition of 6 years + 50 Questions? Remember! Kindergarten Core Assessments-REQUIRED Supplemental Assessments-Recommended Self-help and Social-Emotional ScalesREQUIRED Reading Readiness Scale-Recommended 52 Reading Readiness Scale Recommended Skills: Same overall big-picture skills, same collection methods Behaviors, interest, skills related to reading Three ways to complete: 1. 2. 3. Parent Form – the parent fills out Parent Form – you interview the parent Teacher Form – you complete based on your observations 53 Changes to items 54 More specific age ranges 55 Remember! Kindergarten Core Assessments-REQUIRED Supplemental Assessments-Recommended Self-help and Social-Emotional ScalesREQUIRED Reading Readiness Scale-Recommended 56 Questions? Other Tools and Resources Spanish Directions booklet Online Management System Instructional Planning Sheet Sharing Results with Families form BRIGANCE.com/Kentucky website Spanish Language Materials 59 Will be available for Screen III Online Management System OMS: • Same username; new password • System updates in July • Training via recording 60 Infinite Campus – Reminders/Updates See the Implementation Guide for a reminder of how IC and the OMS work together. See the KDE PPT for information on prior settings (more details later in this training) Instructional Planning Sheet Updated to say “Core” 62 Sharing Results with Families Use the online Sharing Results with Families form (in the OMS) New! 63 Next Steps www.BRIGANCE.com/Kentucky Updated! Questions? Implementation Updates Important dates KDE Updates Next steps Questions 66 2013-2014 Timeline May – Pilot site update webinars May-June 2013—materials shipped to schools July 2013—OMS training (via recording) Mid-July-September—screening windows open August, September—training on using screening results (live webinar) September-October—OMS data entry Start process no earlier than 15 calendar days before start of program—finish no later than 30th day of instruction 67 KDE Updates Question? Contact Katie Williams, Division of Program Standards KDE Common Screen Webpage Regular Updates IC information Prior Setting Data 2012-13 school year 2013-14 school year OMS Log-in Information 68 Next steps Confirm your 2013-2014 screening window dates Carefully review the changes to the K “Core” Assessments Carefully review the changes to the Supplemental Assessments Carefully review the changes to the Self-help and SocialEmotional Scales Carefully review the changes to the Readiness for Reading Scale Work with your team to determine your plan for screening 69 Questions? Resources: Questions, comments, feedback? Always refer to the Implementation Guide Contact Information—be sure to contact us with questions, concerns, and feedback! THANK YOU! You are a critical part of this initiative!