Science Student Performance Reporting for 2011-2012 - Beginning in 2011-12, the NeSA tests will cover state requirements.
Note: These tests were re-posted on 11/16/11 to include an answer key in each practice test.
These practice tests are also available online with the other subjects. Go to http://nesa.caltesting.org/index.html
NeSA-S Tables of Specification:
Please read this explanation as to why the TOS for NeSA-S are different.
NeSA-S Performance Level Descriptors:
Please note: The Nebraska Science Performance Level Descriptors describe thre levels of mastery for specific science standards. More information about the sequence of the learning and further clarification of what students should know and be able to do can be found in the following three documents: Nebraska Science Standards - Articulated Format; Sample K-12 Science Curriculum - Articulated Format; and the Inquiry Scoring Rubric. Each of these documents may be accessed at: http://www.education.ne.gov/science/
Webb's Depth of Knowledge Information:
NeSA Science Technical Reports:
2012 NeSA Technical Rerport (Complete with Appendices)
2012 NeSA Technical Report (no appendices, 66 pgs)
2012 NeSA Technical Report (appendices only, 276 pgs)
2011 NeSA Technical Report (Complete with Appendices)
2011 NeSA Technical Report (no appendices, 61 pgs)
2011 NeSA Technical Report (appendices only, 318 pgs)
NeSA-AAS Technical Reports:
Standard Setting Results for the Nebraska State Accountability Alternate Assessment of Science (Prepared by Alpine Testing Solutions)
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