Resources for Communication with Parents
Starting Smarter families have a new website for resources to support their child’s learning. The Starting Smarter website includes information on student score reports, sample test questions, parent-teacher conferences, and other no-cost resources in English and Spanish.
Starting Smarter Parent Informational Flyer (PDF) – This flyer provides information about the Starting Smarter website.
Volante de información para padres sobre Starting Smarter (PDF) – Este volante proporciona infomación del sitio web Starting Smarter.
Parent Guides to Understanding – These guides provide parents with answers to key questions about the what, why, who, how, and when. They are available for each assessment program.
Getting Familiar with the Test
Practice and Training Tests – This link accesses both the practice and training tests portal. The practice tests provide students with grade-specific testing experiences that are similar in structure and format to the summative assessments. The training tests provide students with the opportunity to quickly become familiar with the software and interface features. The training tests are organized by grade bands (e.g., 3–5).
Information About Student Scores
Starting Smarter – The Starting Smarter website includes information on student score reports, sample test questions, parent-teacher conferences, and other no-cost resources in English and Spanish.
CSU Success –This link accesses the Early Assessment Program (EAP) at The California State University website.