STAAR Standardized Oral Administration will be expanded for 2015 testing

From TEA:

Standardized oral administration (SOA) for the STAAR program, an online option for oral administration, will be expanded in the 2014–2015 school year to include grade 5 science and grade 6 reading and mathematics assessments. Districts will be able to test students using SOA for STAAR in the following grades and subjects:

 

  • grade 4 reading and mathematics
  • grade 5 science
  • grade 6 reading and mathematics
  • grade 7 reading and mathematics
  • grade 8 science and social studies

 

Information about SOA is available on the Student Assessment website at http://www.tea.state.tx.us/student.assessment/SOA/. This information includes the student tutorial for SOA as well as some released STAAR test forms.

Help from Region 13:

Do you have additional questions about the SOA program?

Not sure which students would be eligible for SOA? Try our SOA flow chart – Determining Eligibility for SOA Flow Chart

Wondering how else to include standardize oral administration in your daily classroom? Check out our tech tips for oral administration – Tech Tips for OA

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