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Note: The Math, Reading/Writing (3-HS), Science, and Social Studies Snapshots have been revised. The remaining Math scaffolding documents will be revised by July 30th.

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Student Learning Reports

*The Student Learning Reports (SLRs) for are being revised. The new version will be posted in October.

Old Versions of Math Snapshots and Scaffolding Documents

Math Snapshots | Scaffolding

Process Standards
Process Standards

Analyzing Standards
Analyzing Learning Standards: Focus TEKS Analysis (2014-15)

Science | Social Studies | Reading | Writing | Math (HS) | Math (K-8)
Map growth in student expectations between administrations of assessments

Data Heat Map
STAAR Performance by Performance Level Template

Identifies percentage of students at Level I, Level II and Level III for each Level II Phase-in standard

Data Heat Map
STAAR Performance by Performance Level EXAMPLE – Grade 8 Reading (State Performance)

Illustrates Performance Level Template using State performance on Grade 8 Reading (Spring 2014)

Data Heat Map
Heat Maps

Template | eduphoria! | DMAC | Excel
Create color-coded maps of student performance at the student expectation (SE) level of the TEKS to identify critical areas for teacher professional development and student intervention/enrichment

Quintiles
Quintile Worksheet (for STAAR Grades 3-8 and EOCs) | Analyzing Quintiles

Analyze performance gap of students and the distribution of scores by teacher

Final Analysis
Phase-In Analysis (How Far From Final)
Teacher Perception Data
Teacher Perception Data – Math | Science | Social Studies | Reading and Writing

Analysis of teachers perception of hardest to teach standards

Unpacking Readiness
Unpacking the Readiness Standards

Develop depth of understanding of each of the readiness standards

Instructions for Heat Maps
Data Heat Map
Extracting Data from DMAC for Heat Maps

Directions on how to extract data from DMAC to import into excel version of DATA Heat Maps

Heatmaps (Eduphoria | DMAC)
Quintiles (Eduphoria | DMAC)
Perception Data (Eduphoria | DMAC)
quicklook

General

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NEW: QuickLook 2014 Accountability (REV 05/01/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014 Accountability System based on the Commissioner’s Final Decisions for the 2014 State Accountability System, posted April 25, 2014

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NEW: 2014-15 School Year Update (REV. 06/17/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the 2014-15 School Year updates relating to assessment and curriculum

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STAAR QuickLook – Spring 2014 (REV. 04/07/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the current status of important issues relating to STAAR (including Spring 2014 updates)

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QuickLook 2013 Accountability (07/29/2013)

This quicklook summarizes the 2013 Accountability System

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QuickLook HB 5 and HB 866 (REV. 09/30/2013)

This quicklook summarizes the provisions of HB 5 and HB 866 that are most relevant for campus leaders.

 

STAAR for Students with Special Needs

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NEW: STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, performance labels, and other issues for STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified

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STAAR for ELLs (REV. 10/31/2012)

This quicklook summarizes the assessments offered for ELL students

 

Testing Accommodations

2014 Calendar Year

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NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2014 (11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

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NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

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NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

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NEW: Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

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NEW: Using the QuickLook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

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NEW: Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

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NEW Spring 2014 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8 and EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2014 STAAR assessments in Grades 3-8 and EOCs

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2013 STAAR Progress Measure Chart (REVISED)

This document summarizes the cutpoints for assigning progress categories for STAAR 2013: Did Not Meet Progress, Met Progress and Exceeded Progress

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Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR EOC assessments (including the EOCs that have been eliminated by HB 5)

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Spring 2013 Raw Score Conversions Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2013 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR Grades 3-8

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR Grades 3-8 assessments

Raw Score
Spring 2012 Raw Score Conversion Table for STAAR EOCs

Reports the raw score conversion cut points for the Spring 2012 STAAR EOCs

eoc performance

STAAR EOC Performance Standards

Illustrates the phase-in for the Level II Performance Standards for STAAR EOCs

STAAR for Students with Special Needs

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NEW: STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the design features, participation requirements, performance labels, and other issues for STAAR Alternate and STAAR Modified

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STAAR for ELLs (REV. 10/31/2012)

This quicklook summarizes the assessments offered for ELL students

 

Testing Accommodations

2014 Calendar Year

quicklinks
NEW: Testing Accommodations – 2014 (11/25/2013)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to the use of accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 1 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Type 2 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (1/13/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the requirements from TEA’s Accommodations Triangle relating to the use of Type 2 Accommodations for state assessments administered in calendar year 2014

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Supplemental Aids – 2014 (REV. 02/10/2014)

This quicklook summarizes the examples of allowable and non-allowable supplemental aids provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Using the QuickLook for Type 1 Accommodations for Students with Disabilities – 2014 (REV. 01/04/2014)

This quicklook presents 6 student scenarios, with a brief explanation of each student’s eligibility for a particular Type 1 Accommodation (based on scenarios provided by TEA in its PowerPoint posted at: http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/accommodations/staar-telpas/

quicklinks
NEW: Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials – 2014 (03/03/2014)

This quicklook summarizes information relating to Allowable Test Administration Procedures and Materials for STAAR, STAAR Spanish, STAAR L, STAAR Modified, and TELPAS. The document is posted in Word version to allow users to utilize the resource by documenting the names of students who regularly benefit from the use of these procedures and materials during instruction.

Expository Writing – Content Areas
Expository Writing – Content Areas

Provides examples of what a students should do for Science, Social Studies, and Math in expository writing

verbs
Verbs of the TEKS: The Engaging Eight
Verbs of TEKS
Cognitive Complexity: The Verbs of the TEKS
academic vocabulary
STAAR Academic Vocabulary
connecting systems
Connecting Systems – Curriculum – STAAR – PLC
word wall
STAAR Word Wall

Create a common vocabulary regarding the classification standards assessed on STAAR

MAKING SENSE OF SCALE SCORES & RAW SCORES

Making sense of why the scale score may stay the same, but the raw score may differ.

Download the Making Sense of Scale Scores & Raw Scores Presentation –>

 

STAAR FIELD GUIDE VIDEO

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Concepts in Context – A Social Studies Content Guide (Grade 8 and US History)