Below, you’ll find answers to frequently asked questions and purchasing information about the lead4ward package.
What does the lead4ward package include?
The lead4ward package includes the following reports:
- Leadership Report Card
- Student Learning Reports
- Heat Map by Standard Type
- Source Data Report
- TEKS Scaffold
- Quintile Analysis Report
- IQ Data Report
What is the Leadership Report Card?
The Leadership Report Card is a one-page report that provides summary-level data from the bundles of standards (TEKS Clusters).
What are the Student Learning Reports?
Student Learning Reports provide data for Student Expectations (SEs) and subclusters aligned to each TEKS Cluster.
What is the value in using the Leadership Report Card together with Student Learning Reports?
The unique search features on the Leadership Report Card and Student Learning Reports allow district and campus leaders to quickly and easily access data from aggregated STAAR and local assessments.
How do I use the Heat Map by Standard Type report?
Use the Heat Map by Standard Type report to view a snapshot of SE-level data organized by standard type.
What does the Source Data Report provide?
The Source Data Report provides a custom frequency distribution showing the number of items on all selected assessments by Checkpoint for TEKS Clusters and SEs.
What does the TEKS Scaffold report do?
The TEKS Scaffold report vertically aligns SEs and investigates concept development across grade levels.
How are TEKS Scaffolds organized?
TEKS Scaffolds are organized by Process and Readiness Standards as individual tabs on the report. Each Checkpoint for the report may be populated with selected STAAR test data in either aggregated or single-year format.
How does the Quintile Analysis Report work?
The Quintile Analysis Report uses assessment data and distributes students into five equal groups, or quintiles, with an Average % Correct displayed for each quintile. Quintile Reports assist with analyzing student performance gaps and the distribution of scores. The report may be filtered by campus, time period, and student group.
Symbols representing STAAR Progress Measures are included for applicable grades and content areas.
How does the IQ Data Report work?
The IQ Data Report populates with the STAAR response data for a campus or district and can be used to complete a lead4ward IQ document. For lead4ward IQ documents, visit the lead4ward Resources page.
Do I purchase the lead4ward module through my ESC, lead4ward, or Eduphoria?
Eduphoria can process your purchase. Once we receive a purchase order at firstname.lastname@example.org, we will enable the license.
What are the technical requirements of the lead4ward program?
Districts must have the full version of Aware. Test Builder edition is not compatible. Microsoft Excel or a comparable spreadsheet software program for some reports is also required.
What browsers work with lead4ward?
lead4ward works best in Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge. Microsoft Internet Explorer is not supported.
Who do I contact for support of the lead4ward software?
Contact email@example.com or 855-997-0411.
Who do I contact if I need training on understanding how to read the reports and the data?
The lead4ward team will assist your district in transforming leadership and teacher practices to create a sustainable structure for ongoing work and success on STAAR.