Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | Rm. 706

Session Description

This session will explore the creating and reporting of benchmarks in a district through the Assessment component of SchoolNet. Topics discussed will include the prep work prior to beginning assessments, directing the assessments during the testing window, and exploring the data after assessments. It is IMPERATIVE that participants have their user id and password for signing into HomeBase, as part of the presentation will provide time for participants to explore and create a practice assessment on their own.

Topics Covered:
  • Getting Started
  • Creating an Express Test
  • Creating a Manual Test
  • Testing Windows
  • Reports

**This session is designed for first time users of the Assessment component of HomeBase.

Presenter Information

Janelle Ehnstrom - Curriculum and Instruction Coach (Grades K - 3)
Steven Howard - Curriculum and Instruction Coach (Grades 4 - 8)
Pamela Shivar - Curriculum and Instruction Coach (Grades 9 - 12)

Jones County Schools
Trenton, NC

Target Audience

This session is designed for first time users of the Assessment component of HomeBase.

Objectives / Learning Targets

The learner will be able to create a benchmark assessment using SchoolNet and be able to create reports for data analysis.


JCPS Math Standards Quick Glance
JCPS Reading Standards Quick Glance
JCPS Science Standards Quick Glance
English Language Arts Curriculum Guide Grade 6
Benchmark Directions for Admin & School Qtr 2
Item Analysis
Performance by Subject
Skills Analysis
Standards Analysis by School
Standards Analysis by Section
Standards Mastery by Ind. Benchmark
Test Item Analysis
Quarterly Comparative Analysis - Template
Science Comparison 3rd Quarter

The link below is for a step-by-step book of directions on How to Create a Benchmark Assessment Using SchoolNet.