EVAAS: Educator Value Added Assessment System


New EVAAS Presentation & Resources

Tools:


FAQs
Making Data Work for Kids - SAS
Report Table
Growth Identification Table
SAS dialogue
Measuring Growth
Using EVAAS Reports
EVAAS Release Talking Points
EVAAS - Intro to EVAAS - CCSA session, March 2013





Session Tools:


Agenda for Introduction to EVAAS sessions:
Learning Outcomes
  • Gain an applicable knowledge of the EVAAS website ,log-in process, navigation bar and report names.
  • Learn how to access reports and analyze the metrics the reports contain for proactive instructional planning
  • Interpret value-added, diagnostic and performance diagnostic reports
  • Explore reports useful for planning

Introduction to EVAAS

Welcome, Introductions
Parking Lot:
Parking Lot
In this part of the session, I can:
Review of Resources
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EVAAS Resources
SAS Dialogue:

Scenarios:

Report Table:

Locate virtual professional development.
Locate [[#|information]] to support data literacy.
Preassessment
http://socrative.com
Click: [[#|Student]] [[#|login]]
Room: 56084
A - Strongly [[#|agree]]
B - [[#|Agree]]
C - Not sure
D - Disagree
E - Strongly disagree
Assess knowledge related to EVAAS.
EVAAS Philosophy
Describe the EVAAS philosophy.
Growth Model
Distinguish between achievement and growth.
Reflective Assessments
Value-added reports
Diagnostic reports: Patterns
Performance Diagnostic Reports
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Resources for your [[#|training]] sessions:

Sampson County teachers:

Abbreviated session (Pender APs)

Interpret the Value-Added Reports.
Understand patterns in Diagnostic Reports.
Disaggregate results in Diagnostic Reports.
Custom [[#|Student]] Reports
Directions to Create a Custom [[#|Student]] Report

Determine when and how to create a Custom Student Report.
Proactive Reports
Presentation:

[[#|Data Mining]] Activity:
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Bridge to Differentiated Instruction Activity (a resource for teachers):
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Use the [[#|Academic]] At-Risk Report, Student Projection Report, and [[#|Academic]] Preparedness Reports to identify [[#|students]] who may require [[#|intervention]], support, and/or acceleration.
Teacher Value-Added and Diagnostic Reports
Presentation:
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How to Use EVAAS Teacher Value Added Reports to Improve Student Progress

EVAAS Growth Identification Activity:

Directions:
  1. Review the Teacher Diagnostic Reports for your LEA/School.
  2. On the EVAAS Growth Identification Table (at the link above), identify teachers who exceed expected growth for the highest, middle, or lowest thirds.
  3. Respond to the reflective questions to think about how to use this data to improve student performance.
  4. Prepare to share one of your ideas about using the data or an “a-ha” moment you have while reviewing this data.
Interpret Teacher Value-Added and Diagnostic Reports.
Use Teacher Value-Added and Diagnostic Reports to plan for [[#|school]] and district improvement.
Questions, Exit Ticket
Upcoming PD opportunities:
http://evaas.ncdpi.wikispaces.net/Survey


Additional Resources:

Introductory SAS video
http://www.sas.com/apps/webnet/video-sharing.html?videoToLoad=rtmp://channel.sas.com/vod/clip/9000_EVAAS16x9_rev_F8dotCom&height=295&width=480&posterFrame=null&caption=null&captionShowAtStart=0&referralPage=http%3A//www.sas.com/govedu/edu/k12/evaas/index.html

EVAAS Resource Guide

Principals' Tasks Activity

Sample Diagnostic Patterns

Overview of School Effectiveness

Guides to Custom Reports
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