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NGSS Assessment Webinar: November 2018 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/NGSS-Assessment-Webinar-Nov-2018.pptx
This PowerPoint presentation was used for the NGSS Science Assessment Webinar in November 2018. It contains information related to the NGSS Science Assessments coming in SY 2019-2020 and resources that are currently available to help students and teachers to prepare during the transition.

This webinar provides information related to the NGSS Science Assessments coming in SY 2019-2020 and resources that are currently available to help students and teachers to prepare during the transition.

The resource link at left will direct you to the Blackboard Collaborate website to stream the recorded presentation.  

Hawaii NGSS Elementary School Cluster Specifications /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Hawaii-NGSS-Elementary-School-Specifications_02-27-19.pdf
Hawaii NGSS Middle School Cluster Specifications /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Hawaii-NGSS-Middle-School-Specifications_02-27-19.pdf
Hawaii NGSS Biology EOC Cluster Specifications /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Hawaii-NGSS-Biology-EOC-Specifications_3-24-19.pdf

These documents present cluster specifications for use with the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). There are specifications for each of the grades 3 to 5 NGSS Performance Expectations that will be included in the Elementary Science Assessment, administered in grade 5; for each of the grades 6 to 8 NGSS Performance Expectations that will be included in the Middle School Science Assessment, administered in grade 8; and for the NGSS Performance Expectations that will be included in the Biology End of Course Exam, beginning in Spring 2020.

The item cluster specifications are designed to guide the work of item writers and the review of item clusters by stakeholders. They can also be helpful to teachers as they implement the NGSS and prepare students for the upcoming NGSS assessments.

AIR Ways Reporting System User Guide 2018-2019 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/AIRWays_ProductGuide_2018-2019.pdf
Updated February 19, 2019
This user guide supports users of the AIRWays Reporting System. AIRWays allows authorized users to view individual student responses on the NGSS interim assessment testlets.
NGSS Testlet Performance Expectation Alignment /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/NGSS-Testlet-PE-Alignments.pdf
This document identifies the performance expectations addressed by the items on each test-let. The test-lets are arranged in three groups: elementary, middle school, and biology. Any of the test-lets can be administered to students at the discretion of their teacher.