Discovery Education Assessment(DEA)

Winter Edition: How will we use the data? Bradley Central

Reminder: How to view results?

1. Login to: Discoveryeducation.com

2. Click on assessments.

3. Under INTERIM BENCHMARKS, click on view Benchmark reports.

4. All reports on shown on this screen. The PDF Individual Student is the one we print to go home.

5. Click view and select the class or student you want to view. ( I like to check box the the "Add reporting Category Descriptions" & State Scores). Click view report.

  • If you select a student, you have the option of seeing Multiple years of DEA testing.
6. When you are viewing a report, you then can SAVE or PRINT the report.

NOTE: Not every teacher has created their student lists to see scores? Not sure why... we all need to see growth of the CCSS.

Review: Improved Student Experiences For DEA Benchmarking

Models are closer to the PARCC Assessments!

How Can We Use Data to Improve Student Learning?

What data is relevant at your grade level?
  • Create routines with data/ standards
  • Have students be part of the process

DEA results and growth

Below are the results this year (Test A & Test B)

Note: Each teacher can view their own class drilldown reports.

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Discussion and Action Questions: Please answer on team notes

This is just one type of report, but a good start for team analysis. Please use other reports as needed.

As a team, discuss and record your answers.


  • Identify the strand(s) your grade level demonstrates the highest proficiency for ELA.
  • Identify the strand(s) your grade level demonstrates the lowest proficiency for ELA.
  • Identify the strand(s) your grade level demonstrates the highest proficiency for Math.
  • Identify the strand(s) your grade level demonstrates the lowest proficiency for Math.



  1. Is there an area in which none of us achieved the results we expected?
  2. What do we need to learn as a team to teach this skill more effectively?
  3. What goal/ action are we going to take for improving the next round of DEA testing?

How to Motivate Students?

  • Student discussions & conversations are so important now with the new standards.
  • Take time to talk to each student about the test scores. Suggestions: Have students record on a growth chart. Put students in charge of their scores and growth.
  1. ACTION TIME: How will you or your team start to motivate student reflection on their data?

What is next?

  • Use the Streaming videos and Probes to help you teach or re-teach areas.
Getting Started with Discovery Education Streaming
What's the 411- Assessment Strategies

How to Use Probes and TEAs (Technology Enhanced Assessments) in Discovery