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U315 Assessment Reports for Teachers

This lesson will guide you through explaining the top Teacher-focused Assessment reports in an assessment: Teacher Overview, Response Frequency, Student Responses and Teacher Peer Comparison reports. To review how to generate prebuilt reports, refer to our help manual Prebuiit Reports.

Use this as a guide to facilitate the training in a computer lab. Show the videos before users log in or view one video at at time for users to follow along.

Before You Get Started

  • Users should have access to an assessment with student response data.
  • Best conducted or completed after an assessment has been administered.

Navigation:  Assessment > List Assessments > Find and Select an Assessment > Reports > Teacher Overview

Performance Band and Mastery Distribution

  • The performance band applied to the assessment is shown. Only if the performance band includes levels of mastery, will the mastery distribution display correctly.
  • If mastery levels are not applied to the performance band, it will show all students as "Not Mastered".

Question Group and Standard Performance

  • Question Groups and Standards must be applied to the assessment for this portion of the report to display. It is an optional feature when creating an assessment.
  • Question Groups are clusters or groups of questions that have a central or common theme such as "Reading Comprehension" or "Animal Science" to see the data collectively.
  • Standards

For more information, visit the Teacher Overview Report Abstract lesson in our Assessment Prebuilt Report Abstracts manual.

Navigation:  Assessment > List Assessments > Find and Select an Assessment > Reports > Response Frequency

  • All students will display by default, based on rostering and visibility. Use student select filters to drill down to a specific group or a set of students.
  • Ability to quickly sort the displayed table by selecting a header row title: Question, Standard, Answer Choices, and % Correct.
  • Itembank-created assessment items or questions will display when the item number is selected.
  • Select the standard to display the standard aligned with the item.
  • Select the answer choice to display a list of students.

For more information, visit the Response Frequency Report Abstract lesson in our Assessment Prebuilt Report Abstracts manual.

Student Responses

Student Responses

Navigation: Assessment > List Assessments > Find and Select an Assessment > Reports > Student Responses

  • All students will display by default, based on rostering and visibility. Use student select filters to drill down to a specific group or a set of students.
  • Ability to quickly sort the displayed table by selecting a header row title: Question, Standard, Answer Choices, and % Correct.

For more information, visit the Student Response Report Abstract lesson in our Assessment Prebuilt Report Abstracts manual.

Navigation:  Assessment > List Assessments > Find and Select an Assessment > Reports > Teacher Peer Comparison

  • Reports can display percentage or points.
  • If generating reports by points, option to include the differential compared to the class' performance by overall, question group, and by standard.

Teacher Comprehensive Report

  • Provides a comparison report on performance for overall, by question group, and by standard, if part of the assessment's design by the original author of the assessment.

Teacher Question Group and Standard Report

  • Provides a comparison report on performance only by question group or by standard.

For more information, visit the Teacher Peer Comparison Abstract lesson in our Assessment Prebuilt Report Abstracts manual.

Additional Resources

Want to expand on Assessments? Check out our iBook resources on building and creating assessments.

Want to expand on Assessment Reports? Check out U330 Communicating Data to Students and Families.