CERT

Reading Data, Creating Reports and Lessons

Log into CERT following the directions that were sent in a welcome email. The email should be from CERT support. Please check your Clutter Box and Junk email box if you didn't receive a welcome email in your Inbox.

After logging in, please click Reports -- not the down arrow next to Reports.

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Assessment Data

On the left side of the page, click Assessments. A window will open and will show scores each student in that group earned. Users can sort data by first name, last name or subtest. On the right hand side of this page, data can be filtered by All Students, Non-GAP Students and GAP Students as well as the session and the year. Below the filter a chart will show the number of students tested in that area, benchmark scores, students who scored above, below and at benchmark, average score in that area and percent of students conducting the review. Data can be exported to an Excel sheet or printed.

Content Performance

On the left side of the Reports page, click Content Performance. The grid shown depicts topics tested in each subtest. By clicking the topic, the questions testing each topic will appear. Click the question number and a window will pop up with a video lesson.

The grid also depicts the number of students who answered the question, how many students answered the question correctly, incorrectly and skipped the question. The subject area and test session can be changed by clicking the drop down arrow on the right.

Content Lessons

On the left side of the Reports page, click Content Lessons. The bar graph shows a visual of how many students correctly answered questions in each topic tested. By hovering over the bar, a pop up window will show the number of students who answered the questions in that topic correctly, incorrectly and skipped it. Grade, Subject Areas and Year can be filtered. Subject Areas can be filtered for English, Math, Reading Science, All Subjects and Recommended Lessons. The Recommended Lessons takes a few minutes to load so patience is required.

Readiness Standards Report

On the left side of the Reports page, click College Readiness. The top grid depicts the areas tested in each subtest. The bottom grid depicts which assessment (fall, winter or spring), levels of college readiness skills (Levels 2, 3, 4, or 5) related questions and lessons. Click the main subtopic with the down arrow next to it and the related lessons with questions listed will pop up. Below each subtopic is a list of specific readiness skills. When the specific readiness skill is clicked, a pop up window will appear with lessons specific to that readiness skills.

Section Answers Report

On the left side of the Reports page, click Section Answer report. This page shows a grid listed by student with a visual of each question the student answered correctly, incorrectly and skipped. The grid also states what percentage of students answered the question correctly. Each question also has a lesson attached to it. Questions can be filtered by percentage answered correctly by students.

Mini Quizzes Completion

Finally, on the left side of the Reports page, click Mini Quizzes Completion. This report shows the percentage of mini-quizzes students completed. On the right hand side of the page if Review is clicked, the user will be taken to that student's profile. Teachers can view previous test results, if the student has extended time and affiliations.

Assessment Score and Review

In the drop down box to the right, click which group and grade you would like to view. Click View Report. This report is the same report that can be viewed in the Assessment Data link on the left.

Scores Report

In the drop down box to the right, click the group and grade you would like to view. Click View Report. This report will show aggregate data in a single report when exported. This report will be helpful after the second or third test session.

Section Answers Report

In the drop down box to the right, click the group, grade and subtest you would like to view. Click View Report. This report is the same report as the Section Answers Report link on the left.

College Readiness Standards Performance Report

In the drop down box to the right, click the group, grade and subtest you would like to view. Click View Report. This report is the same report as the Readiness Standards link on the left.

Content Lessons

In the drop down box to the right, click the group, grade and subtest you would like to view. Click View Report. This report is the same report as the Content Lessons Report link on the left.

Content Performance

In the drop down box to the right, click the group, grade and subtest you would like to view. Click View Report. The report is the same report as the Content Performance link on the left.

Assigning Lessons -- Student Log In

Students will login in as themselves. Most students login was their student ID number and their password was their first name last name with the first letter of each capitalized and no space between the two. Teachers have access to student logins in each group. Upon login student will see a dashboard that lists the assessment assigned (1, 2, or 3) sections they completed, date completed, number of questions answered correctly, incorrectly and skipped. Students will also see the score earned and percentage of of questions reviewed.
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Exam Room -- Reviewing Questions & Remediation

When students go into the Exam Room, students will see the question number, the student's answer, the correct answer, time spent on the question, difficulty of the question, question review via video, and feedback -- after each question review, the student will indicate if he thinks he can answer a similar question in the future correctly.
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Study Hall -- Additional Lessons

In the Study Hall, students are provided recommendations regarding subject-matter and strategy video lessons based on each student's performance.
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Monitoring Student Progress

Teacher can monitor student progress by clicking on an individual group and then clicking Logins and Activity which will show the last date the student logged in and how much time spent.

Teachers can also request individual student reports. Reports will be sent via zip file within forty-eight hours of the request.

In addition, teachers can view student progress by class. To the right of General Information, click Assessments. See photo below.

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Help

For additional assistance, click the down arrow to the right of Help. A list of Frequently Asked Questions will appear on the left with a description and pictures on the right. For questions that cannot be answered via the FAQs, me or another colleague feel free to emailsupportky@certforschools.com Kentucky has it's own representative assigned for assistance. The technical support team assigned to us has been exceptional in customer service in that they have both been very efficient and quick in answering questions.