District of Columbia

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Model
Year-End

2021-22 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/13/21–2/23/22
Spring: 3/14/22–4/29/22

Testing Subject
Science

Contacts
Daniel Alcazar-RomanAssessment
Michael Craig, Special Education

Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

Accessibility Manual for Science (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/01/2021
provides guidance on the selection and use of accessibility features

Assessment Coordinator Manual for Science (pdf) ADA Compliant 7/1/2021
supports district and building staff to prepare for and monitor assessments

Blueprint Science Phase I with Biology -- DE, DC, and MD Only (pdf) 08/18/2020
pool of available preliminary Essential Elements (EEs), including High School Biology, for Science

Data Management Manual (pdf) 7/31/2020
supports data managers with managing user, student, and roster data in Educator Portal

The Data Management Manual for 2021–2022 is coming soon.

District Staff Video Resources for Year-End Statesvideo
resources designed for district users, including Educator Portal how-to videos and role-specific training videos

Educator Portal User Guide (pdf) 08/05/2020
provides guidance and support for users navigating Educator Portal

The Educator Portal User Guide for 2021–2022 will be published 08/05/2021.

Educator Resource Videos for Science-Only 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 Year-End Model (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2021
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Year-End Model (pdf) ADA Compliant 07/15/2021
helps users access DLM required test administration training

Guide to Practice Activities and Released Testlets (pdf) 08/02/2021
familiarizes educators and students with testlets and Student Portal

Materials Collections for Science
list of materials commonly needed in Science testlets

Required Test Administrator Training

2021-22 required training for teachers administering the DLM assessment opens on your state's scheduled training date. The Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training (pdf) is a great place to start, with information about accessing the DLM training site for your first login.