Illinois

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Model
Year-End

2023-24 Testing Windows
Instructionally Embedded: 9/11/23–2/23/24
Spring: 3/13/24–5/8/24

Testing Subjects
English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science

Contacts
Pam Hartwig, Assessment
Laura Quimby, Special Education

Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)

Resources

Role
Resource Category
Content Area

DLM Score Report Videos for Year-End Statesvideo
collection of videos to detailing DLM score report content and use

DLM Training for District Roles 08/01/2023
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

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

Educator Resource Videos for Year-End Model Statesvideo
videos providing information about assessment format, accessibility, and Kite Educator Portal procedures

Facilitator Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Year-End Model States (pdf) 08/01/2023
supports facilitators in accessing DLM required test administration training and support resources

Guide to DLM Required Test Administrator Training for Year-End Model States (pdf) 08/01/2023
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

Materials Collections for English Language Arts for Year-End States
list of materials commonly needed in ELA testlets

Materials Collections for Mathematics for Year-End Model States
list of materials commonly needed in Mathematics testlets

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

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.