OSTP Assessments Update – 3/29

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OSTP Assessments Update – 3/29

To:                         District Test Coordinators

From:                    OSTP Program Management Team

Date:                     3/29/2017

Subject:                OSTP Assessments Update

 

As it is our goal to keep you informed of upcoming events with the OSTP assessments, here are some key points to be aware of this week.

 

General Information:

  • Additional PSTG orders:
    • Call the Measured Progress Service Desk, online ordering is for testing materials.
  • Errata Notice
    • TPM – Directions for Class Identification Sheet

 

Paper-based testing:

  • Oral Language Translation Audio Files
    • Translation begins with Sample A, TAM directions not translated
  • Inventory Test Materials ASAP
    • Contact the Measured Progress Service Desk if you have any questions or concerns.
  • Return Shipping Reminder
    • MP pre-scheduled Grade 3 ELA pick-up date: Friday, April 14, 2017
    • MP pre-scheduled pick-up date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    • Self-scheduled pick-up dates for any return shipments; Contact MP to cancel pre-scheduled dates by phone or email.

 

Computer-based testing:

  • Test Sessions ready for scheduling – 3/27/2017
    • US History assessment can be found with the Grade 10 Assessments.
  • Portal User Guide – “Test Type” Clarification
    • “Test type” is a filter to view what type of test a student is scheduled to take, not to choose how a student will be tested.
      • Standard test –operational test
      • Test with multiple attempts – practice test within kiosk
      • Test with single username and password for all – practice test within browser
    • Text-to-Speech for ELA Grades 8 & 10 Accommodation
      • Do not select TTS in the portal for a Human Reader Administration of Section 1 Writing.
    • Accommodations Bulk Upload due by 11:59 pm on April 2, 2017.
    • Reminder: Due to standard setting this year, raw scores and performance levels will not be displayed at the end of the assessments.

 

 Questions? Contact
On technology for online testing, test administration, or other technical information Measured Progress Oklahoma Service Desk
Toll Free: 1-866-629-0220
E-mail: oktechsupport@measuredprogress.org
Help & Support Site:
https://oklahoma.onlinehelp.measuredprogress.org/
On OSTP policy and testing procedures Office of Assessments
Oklahoma State Department of Education
Phone: (405) 521-3341
E-mail: assessments@sde.ok.gov
Website: http://www.sde.ok.gov