***UPDATED FOR 4.0! Using the Item Bank Step-by-step instructions on how to use the test questions stored in DataDirector to create an exam. Includes instructions on using the premier Assess 2 Know - Benchmark items.
***UPDATED FOR 4.0! Printing Answer (Bubble) Sheets Step-by-step instructions on how to print answer sheets for scanning with DataScanner. If this is your first time printing answer sheets, it's strongly recommended to print and scan one answer sheet to make sure it scans correctly before printing a batch of answer sheets.
***UPDATED FOR 4.0! Unstranding Student Results When a test is given online or if a student is rostered to a different teacher than the teacher on the answer sheet, the student's results become "unstranded" and are not visible in the Assessment Reports.This job aid shows how to "unstrand" the records to the results can be viewed.
***NEW! Setting Up and Administering an Online TestPlease view the Online Testing page for more information on Online Testing Step-by-step instructions include how to set up an online test for your students in DataDirector to helping your students access and take the test.
Deleting Student Responses - click on What's New? for the instructions.
***Updated for 4.0! Entering Student Assessment Results Step-by-step instructions on how to enter assessment results into DataDirector. This applies to all assessments including WRAP and Literary Essential for the WRAP. A person with site-wide DataDirector access (access to all students) can enter assessment scores for a teacher who does not have access to DataDirector such as a substitute.
***Updated for 4.0! CST Percent Proficient Report Use this report to view the proficiency levels for a group of students. To closely match the group of students on the CDE website, start in the Students module and select last year for the Academic Year and the term when students took the STAR test (typically T3 for elementary and S2 or Q4 for secondary). Click on GO. A list of students will appear. This list should closely match the list of students that took the STAR test at your school. Click on the CST Percent Proficient Report link from the sidebar on the left then follow the prompts as explained in this job aid.
***Updated for 4.0! CST Cluster Scores Report Use to view class, school, and district averages against State Minimally Proficient averages to view areas of relative strength comparative to students who scored the minimum scaled score to be proficient.