THURSDAY TESTING TIDBITS

March 25, 2015

ACCESS/Alternate ACCESS

Nothing at this time.

GAA

Nothing at this time.

GHSGT

  • Tomorrow is the last day of testing for this window. Scores will be here the week of May 5-8.

GHSWT

Nothing at this time.

Georgia Milestones EOC (REPEAT)

  • EOC Pre-Administration Training date changed to March 30th from 8:00-11:00 due to a scheduling conflict

Georgia Milestones EOG (Revised)

  • Call me if you have students who have the "read aloud" accommodation and should be testing online but you truly feel that it would be a hindrance to the student to test online. We can discuss these cases individually.
  • FCS Georgia Milestones End of Grade Practice Test is scheduled for Monday, March 23, 2015. Guidance was given at the EOG Pre-Administration Training on Tuesday and sent in an email earlier today. Please contact me if you have any questions. Thank you so much for your willingness to help on such short notice.

GKIDS

  • I have posted the PPT of the webinar in the STC Course>GKIDS folder. There is no new information in this presentation. Please pass the PPT along to your kindergarten teachers as a reference. Please have your teachers confirm with you via email that they have received the PPT. When you have confirmation from all your teachers, send me an email confirmation that sharing the PPT has been done at your school. Thank you!

State Online Readiness Test

Nothing at this time.

GOFAR (REPEAT)

GOFAR is a good teaching tool for instructional use and formative assessment. However, please note that at this time, the items are not meant to mirror Georgia Milestones exactly. Teachers can refer to the EOC and EOG Assessment Guides for sample Georgia Milestones questions. Study guides will be coming soon!

SLO (REPEAT)

SLO Development Update

  • Please note the remaining 2015-2016 SLO builds for this year in the linked document

GAA "Alternate SLO" Pilot (include GAA & Pre-K Teams)

  • Please see the list of recommended teachers and responsibilities for the pilot in the linked document.

SLO Analysis-Thursday May 28th

  • Teachers who assisted in the building of SLOs for the 2014-2015 school year will be asked to return on May 28th to aid in the SLO Analysis and document revisions. Beth Kieffer will send an email to notify teachers and administrators.

FCS SLO Course in itslearning- Please remind teachers about the Table of Specifications for upcoming post-tests in the SLO Course, Table of Specifications (TOS) folder. The TOS outlines standards and question types so that teachers ensure they have covered the curriculum and rigor level for the upcoming SLO post-test.