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  • in reply to: How will StepUp® help my child prepare for FSA test?

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    The Lumos StepUp® provides
    (a) Online access to Full-length FSA Practice Tests .
    (b) Workbooks to practice 30+ Math and 40+ ELA skills.
    (c) Access to parent and student portals.
    (d) Access to Teacher portal.
    (e) Easy-to-use, advanced and real-time reports to help you identify areas of weakness and tailor personalized learning plans for your student.
    (f) Student-centric approach, combined with instant feedback boosts student confidence and improves learning outcomes.
    (g) StepUp® program can be accessed through a number of devices that include, PC, tablet and smartphones and it is available 24×7. This convenience helps enabling anywhere learning.


    in reply to: When will results of the FSA be announced

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    Results for FSA tests are announced in the month of June.


    in reply to: What is the calculator policy for FSA test?

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    The calculator policy for FSA test is as follows:

    Grade 7 and 8 students can use Scientific calculators for Session 2 and 3 and NO calculators for Session 1.
    Grade 3 to 6 will be without calculators.


    in reply to: How are the performance levels assessed in FSA?

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    The performance levels for FSA are:

    Level 1: Students demonstrate an inadequate level of success
    Level 2: Students demonstrate a below satisfactory level of success
    Level 3: Students demonstrate satisfactory level of success.
    Level 4: Students demonstrate above satisfactory level of success
    Level 5: Students demonstrate mastery of the standards.


    in reply to: What are the question types in FSA test?

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    The question types in FSA Test include

    For FSA Mathematics Tests:

    (1)CRT types and
    (2)Technology enhanced types

    Editing task choice
    Editing task
    Hot text
    Drag and drop
    Open response
    GRID
    Multiselect
    Equation editor
    Matching item
    Table item
    For FSA ELA Tests:

    (1) CRT types and
    (2) Technology enhanced types (25 to 50%)

    Editing task choice
    Editing task
    Hot text
    Drag and drop
    Open response
    GRID
    Multiselect
    Evidence-based selected response
    Multimedia


    in reply to: What is the duration of FSA test?

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    The duration of the FSA test is as below:

    FSA ELA and Mathematics sessions are administered over two days. Test session lengths are as
    follows:
     ELA Reading
     Grades 3–5: Two 80-minute sessions
     Grades 6–8: Two 85-minute sessions
     Grades 9–10: Two 90-minute sessions
     The ELA Reading Retake is administered in two 90-minute sessions, but students may use up
    to half the length of a typical school day to complete each session.
     Mathematics
     Grades 3–5: Two 80-minute sessions
     Grades 6–8: Three 60-minute sessions


    in reply to: How many sessions are there for each FSA test?

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    The session details for FSA is as follows:

    FSA ELA and Mathematics sessions are administered over two days. Test session lengths are as
    follows:

    ELA Reading
     Grades 3–5: Two 80-minute sessions
     Grades 6–8: Two 85-minute sessions
     Grades 9–10: Two 90-minute sessions
     The ELA Reading Retake is administered in two 90-minute sessions, but students may use up
    to half the length of a typical school day to complete each session.
     Mathematics
     Grades 3–5: Two 80-minute sessions
     Grades 6–8: Three 60-minute sessions


    in reply to: What is the FSA testing window for 2019?

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    The test window for FSA for the year 2019 is as follows:

    Grade 4 to 10 ELA Writing and Grade 3 ELA Reading : April 1–12, 2019
    Grades 4–6 ELA Reading and Grades 3–6 Mathematics: May 1–14, 2019
    Grades 7–10 ELA Reading and Grades 7 & 8 Mathematics: May 1–29, 2019

    For 2019-2020, the schedule is as follows:
    Grade 3 ELA Reading and Grades 4–10 ELA Writing: April 1–14, 2020
    Grades 7–10 ELA Reading and Grades 7 & 8 Mathematics : May 1–29, 2020
    Grades 4–6 ELA Reading and Grades 3–6 Mathematics: May 4–15, 2020

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    FSA assessment tests started in the year 2014-15.

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    Florida State adopted FSA as the method of assessment for grade K-12 because

    It provides On time , informative reports.
    It does not significantly increase the overall cost of testing to the state, districts or schools;
    Students can take tests as late in the school year as possible.
    Is Rigorous and measures how well the student has mastered the standards taught.
    Useful to compare Florida performance with that of other states.
    Provides flexibility to schools to choose between online tests and paper based assessments.
    Include appropriate accommodations for exceptional students.

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    Before FSA test was introduced, Florida had FACT 2.0 assessments. FSA was introduced in the year 2014-15

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    The assessment conducted at the end of the year in Florida State is called FSA.

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    The CMAS as a method of assessment started in the year 2015-16.

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    Colorado used PAARC as test method before introduction of the CMAS.

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    The assessment conducted at the end of the year in Colorado State is called Colorado Measures of Academic Success (CMAS).

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