Arkansas

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Model
Instructionally Embedded

2023-24 Testing Windows
Fall: 9/11/23–12/22/23
Spring: 2/5/24–5/17/24

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Debbie Young, Assessment
Amy Lloyd, Special Education

Arkansas Department of Education

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

DLM Score Report Videos for Instructionally Embedded Model Statesvideo
collection of videos detailing DLM score report content and use

DLM Tour Guide/Link Directory for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf)
provides a repository of hyperlinks to both instructional and assessment resources

DLM Training for District Roles
includes short, interactive lessons for assessment coordinators, data managers, technology managers, and district and building administrators, as well as general lessons regarding DLM vocabulary and what’s new for the current school year

DLM Writing Testlets Overview
training video designed to provide test administrators with specific information about DLM writing testlets

Downloading Familiar Texts (pdf)
Familiar Text Demonstration (mp4)
provides guidance on how to download familiar texts as PowerPoint presentations for printing or as EPUB books for use on tablets, such as an iPad

Educator Portal User Guide for Arkansas (pdf) 08/24/2023
provides guidance and support for users navigating Educator Portal

Educator Resource Videos for Instructionally Embedded Model Statesvideo
videos providing information about assessment format, accessibility, and Kite Educator Portal procedures

Enrollment Upload Template (csv)
template used to enroll multiple students at once in Educator Portal

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Arkansas (pdf) 07/12/2024
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Arkansas (pdf) 07/12/2024
helps users access DLM required test administration training

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) 08/01/2023
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and Student Portal

Helpful Reminders for Instructionally Embedded Model States (pdf) 08/22/2023
includes tips and reminders regarding topics addressed in the DLM Required Test Administrator Training

Required Test Administrator Training

The 2023-2024 training will become available via the Training tab in Educator Portal according to your state's scheduled training date. Refer to the Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for instructions on accessing and completing the training. Facilitators should refer to the Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training.