- Houston Independent School District
- Formative Assessment
- 2023 Spring Training Data Series
- Data Driven Instruction Specialists (DDIS)
- Data Quality
- Formative Assessment
- Online Assessment
- Test Materials Center
Accessibility Features and Designated Supports are available in OnTrack online assessments. Accessibility tools provide students with alternative ways of viewing and interacting with assessment contents so it is accessible by all students. Designated supports allow for several types of assistance to support students’ understanding of selections, assessment questions, and answer choices. [Read more]
Accommodated Assessment Overview
Identify students in your classrooms that qualify for accommodations. Use their IEP, as well as their 504, LPAC and IAT recommended classroom supports to determine which accommodations should be enabled.
Review equivalent Classroom to OnTrack Accommodations
One Pager of OnTrack Accommodation Videos and Policies: OnTrack/STAAR Accommodations One Pager
See these accommodation quickcharts:
(See yellow highlight annotations indicating OnTrack equivalents)
- Accessibility Features and Designated Supports
- Dictionary and Calculator Policy
Refer teams to state policies on accommodation use and examples
Demonstration Video: Online Assessment and Tools (3min)
Demonstration Video: Designated Supports Available (3min)
Track Student Accommodations using a roster or this example Excel spreadsheet
Accommodation Profiles can be created for different subject areas so that when a test is activated for an online tester their accommodations are pre-enabled based on their profile. A profile can be created for ELA, Math, and Other, where other applies to any subject besides ELA and Math.
Video: Create or Edit Accommodation Profiles (3min)
Task Card: Create or Edit Accommodation Profiles
Video: Enable Accommodations for Individual Students (3min)
Activating Assessments: Students must have their tests activated for them to find an available test when they login to OnTrack.
Video: Activating Assessments and Individual Accommodations (3min)
Task Card: Giving Online Assessments
Task Card: Online Test Tools and Available Accommodations
Students Access To OnTrack
Assist Students to login to OnTrack from their PC, Chromebook, or iPad using their HISD network account. Use these task cards to learn how students access OnTrack from a shared PC or from an individual PC.
Task Card: Student Online OnTrack Access Process
Video: Student Online Assessment Access (4min) [AKO and Item Bank]
Task Card: How Can Students Login to OnTrack?
Some open-ended, rubric, constructed response items may need to be scored by the teacher from an OnTrack's online scoring input. Since these accommodations were provided online, use the task card below to assist with entering rubric values for online testers.
Task Card: Score Constructed Response Items
Video: Score Constructed Response Items (4min)
For OnTrack support, please contact the Service Desk (firstname.lastname@example.org)