Understanding Star: Video Guides for Families
Question #1: Why is my child taking the Star assessments and how is this information useful for me as a parent?
Description: This is the first screencast in a multi-part informational series for School District of Philadelphia families on Star testing. In this screencast, we discuss why your child is taking the Star assessments and how information from the Star assessments is useful to you as a parent.
Question #2: What are the Star assessments and when does my child take them?
Description: This is the second screencast in a multi-part series on the School District of Philadelphia’s use of Star testing. In this screencast, we explain the ins and outs of the Star assessments while also reviewing which Star tests your child will take and when they’ll take them.
Question #3: How can I access my child’s star data and what do these scores mean?
Description: This is the third screencast in a multi-part series on Star testing. In this screencast, we will go over two ways in which School District of Philadelphia families can access their child’s Star data. Additionally, we spend some time reviewing the scores and details provided by the Star Family Report so that you can comfortably make sense of the information that’s available to you.