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February 25, 2014

  1. 2nd Grade Math CBA February 2014 Assessment Correction, English and Spanish- The answer to item number 10 was changed from D to A on both the posted key and in Edusoft. Please rerun any reports generated before 4:00 PM on February 24. No other action is required on your part.
  2. US History Modified Simulation February 2014 Answer Document- The answer document was generated with four answer choices instead of three. The correct answers are coded into Edusoft and the extra answer choice will not affect student scores. No action is required on your part.

January 22, 2014

  1. DATE CHANGE FOR WRITING SIMULATIONS

    The assessment window for the February Literacy Simulations has been revised due to a conflict with OCR visits.  The new schedule was given to your principals and is as follows:

    • English I and English II Writing and Reading Assessment Window: February 18, 2014-February 28, 2014
    • All other Simulations and CBAs: February 24-28, 2014
    • The scanning deadline for all assessments, all subjects and all grades is March 7th.

January 13, 2014

  1. 2nd Grade Science CBA January 2014 Assessment Correction, English and Spanish- The answer to item number 3 was changed from A to B on both the posted key and in Edusoft. Please rerun any reports generated before 1:00 PM on January 13. No other action is required on your part.

January 7, 2014

  1. 7th Grade Reading CBA January 2014 Assessment Correction-

    The paragraph numbering on the CBA is off. Please make note of the following corrections.

    Question 9:
    Original: In paragraph 7, the word savored means —
    Change: In paragraph 8, the word savored means –

    Question 7:
    Original: What are paragraphs 8 through 10 mainly about?
    Change: What are paragraphs 9 through 11 mainly about?

  2. English I and English II Assessment Reporting Clarification-

    For rubric clarification on the English III and IV Cumulative exam:

    • Short Answer response questions for English III and IV should be scored holistically with the maximum score of 20. Please disregard any specific directions included in the rubric. Bubble Edusoft answer document accordingly.
    • Essays for English III & IV should be scored holistically, use essay rubric as a guide.  Bubble Edusoft document only if essay did not meet minimum expectations.

  3. 4th Grade Math CBA January 2014 Answer Key, English and Spanish- The answer to item number 6 was changed from G to J on both the key and in Edusoft prior to scanning. No action is required on your part.

October 28, 2013

  1. 7th Grade Science CBA October 2013 Answer Key Correction- The answer to item number 10 has been changed to H from G on the posted Assessment Key. No action is required on your part. The item was correct in Edusoft, so all reports are correct.

October 21, 2013

  1. 7th Grade Math CBA October 2013 Answer Key Correction- The answer to item number 12 has been changed to H from G in Edusoft and on the posted Assessment Key. No action is required on your part. Any answer documents scanned on or before October 21 will regrade automatically. Please rerun any reports generated before 3:00 October 21.

October 17, 2013

  1. 6th Grade Math CBA October 2013 Correction- Item number 10 on the 6th Grade Math Assessment is missing parenthesis. An e-mail was sent to Department Chairs concerning this omission. Click here for the 6th Grade Math correction.

October 16, 2013

  1. Algebra II CBA October 2013 Correction- The first question on the Algebra II assessment is missing parenthesis in the function. An e-mail was sent to Department Chairs, directing them to have teachers add the missing set of parenthesis. Click here for the corrected first page for comparison.
  2. 5th Grade Reading/5th Grade Reading Spanish CBA October 2013 Correction to Online Answer Key- The answer to item number 4 has been changed to H in Edusoft and on the posted Assessment Key. No action is required on your part. Any answer documents scanned on October 16 will regrade automatically. Please rerun any reports generated before 3:00 October 16.

October 7, 2013

  1. Updated information on the October Curriculum Based Assessments has been posted. Click here or go to the Assessment Information link above.
  2. Most campuses have received their assessments and answer documents are being released in Edusoft. All answer documents will be released before noon, Tuesday, October 8.
  3. Assessments are in the process of being posted to the Curriculum Management System and will be completed by the end of day, Tuesday, October 8.

October 1, 2013

  1. Updated information on the October Curriculum Based Assessments has been posted. Click here or go to the Assessment Information link above.

September 13, 2013

  1. Information on the October Curriculum Based Assessments has been posted. Click here or go to the Assessment Information link above.

August 28, 2013

  1. Science Pretests (5th Grade English and Spanish, 8th Grade) have been ordered from Publications and will be available on Wednesday, August 28 for pickup. The bundled answer keys and scoring rubrics are available on the Assessments tab in the Curriculum Management System and by clicking below:
  2. Science Pre-test Answer Documents will be available through Edusoft (www.edusoft.com) by 3:00 PM, Wednesday, August 28.
    Click on Benchmark Exams Tab, choose Assessments, and make sure the selector at the top of the page reads Show: Current.
    Click the 2013-14 District Assessments folder and select the Science Pretests, Sept 2013 folder.
    Select the desired assessment and click Print Answer Sheets from the bottom right side of the screen.

  3. The 2013-14 SAISD Class Rosters have been uploaded into Edusoft. The rosters are being automatically updated at least twice a week.
    Please contact the Curriculum Management Department at 554-2640 if you notice any discrepancies in your rosters.

  4. Verify that your Scanning Station is in working order. Use the instructions in the attached handout, Scanning Formative Assessments Using Edusoft , to print a Scanner Verification document . Please contact the Curriculum Management Department at 354-4385 if you require assistance.

  5. Use the instructions in the handout, Scanning and Uploading Answer Sheets, to scan your answer documents. The scanning deadline is Friday, September 13 at 5:00 PM.

 


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