LearningStation Insight Help Center

Insight Quick Start Guide

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Overview

The LearningStation Insight online assessment platform makes real-time education and intervention a reality. Educators can quickly create assessments aligned to Common Core or state standards, identify achievement gaps instantly, and access aligned resources for immediate remediation. District administrators, principals, curriculum specialists and others can monitor student progress in real-time, benchmark successes through daily and weekly reports, and address problems as they arise, not weeks or months later. 

Insight Main Navigation

Insight Login

  1. Open browser
  2. Type URL: http://subid.learningstation.com in the address box (the ‘subid’ is unique to each school or district)
  3. Login using the username, sub id and password provided

Creating a Bank

  1. Under the Item Creation menu in the Main Nav bar, select the Banks link
  2. Click the New Bank link
  3. Enter a unique Title and Description
  4. Click the drop down list and select either Only me or My school
  5. Click the Create Bank button

Creating and Saving a New Test

  1. Click on the New Test link from Insight Shortcuts on the home page or under Tests in the Main Nav bar
  2. Select questions for the test by indicator, passage or bank
  3. Select a bank or all banks, a subject, and a grade from the drop down lists
  4. For questions by indicator, select the standards document from the drop down lists
  5. For questions by indicator, click on the plus sign next to the standards to expand the tree then select the appropriate standards for which you want to view items
  6. For questions by passage, select the classifications from the drop down list and then select the passage(s) from the menu
  7. Select the Show these questions button
  8. Hover over the item to activate the Preview link
  9. Click on the Preview link to see the entire question (if it is tied to a passage, then you will see a View the reading passage for this question link)
  10. Click on Add to test link (the Add to test link will become Remove from test once an item has been selected)
  11. Note: The Test Blueprint located on the right will update as you add items to the test
  12. Click on Create Test button when you have completed selecting questions
  13. Drag and drop test items to change the order in which they appear on the test
  14. Click Add a test session in the upper right-hand corner to break a printed test into multiple sessions
  15. Scroll to the bottom and click Create Test button (click the Add More Questions button to continue adding more items to the test)
  16. Enter the Title for the test
  17. Select a Test Category
  18. Select a Subject
  19. Select a Grade
  20. Select which Bank the test will be saved in
  21. Select a Proficiency profile to grade the test against
  22. The Description and Instructions are optional fields
  23. Sharing is optional
  24. Click the Create Test button

Accessing a Completed Test

  1. Select the Tests link in the Main Nav bar
  2. Filter Tests by ownership, bank, subject and grade
  3. Select a test name link from the list
  4. You can Edit, Copy, or Delete your test or look at an Online Test Preview
  5. The High quality PDF or Printable HTML links will open a printable version of the test
  6. The Answer key links will open a printable version of the answer key
  7. Assign a test by scrolling down and selecting New Assignment
  8. Enter an Assignment Group Name
  9. Select student review option for online testing
  10. Select timed assignment option for online testing
  11. Select the class or student for the assignment
  12.  Click Create Assignment
  13. Students can log-in and access tests on a computer, tablet, and/ or mobile device

Accessing Test Reports

  1. Select the Tests or Assignments link from the Main Nav bar
  2. From the list find your test assignment and click on the name link
  3. Click on Individual Student Report for individual results
  4. Under Assessment Reports click on the report thumbnail you wish to view by Graph, Table, or Tree view

Sharing a Test

  1. Select the Tests link from the Main Nav bar
  2. From the Tests list click on the target test name link
  3.  To share the test, click the Edit link under the Sharing section
  4. Click the appropriate radio button for No Sharing, Share with my subscription (school) or Share with my district, then click the Update Test button

Creating a New Question

  1. Select the Item Creation menu from the Main Nav bar and select the Questions link
  2. Click on the New Question link on the Questions home page
  3. Select a Question type

For Multiple Choice

  1. Choose the Answer options from the list
  2. Select the radio button for the Correct answer
  3. Add text for the question stem and each of the responses
  4. Click the Add Justification link to add the item rationale (optional)
  5. Select the Question bank where the item will be saved
  6. Select a Subject, Grade, and Reading passage (if applicable)
  7. Select online testing tools if applicable
  8. Question taxonomy is optional
  9. Click the Create Question button if the item is not aligned to a standard
  10. Select Create and Align Question and complete steps 11-15 to align the question
  11. Select the standards document from the drop down list
  12. Select a grade level from the drop down list
  13. Click on the plus sign next to the standards to expand the tree
  14. Select the standards for which you want to align the test item
  15. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the Align Question button

For True/False

  1. Select the True or False radio button for the correct answer
  2. Enter the question stem text
  3. Select the Question bank where the item will be saved
  4. Select a Subject, Grade, and Reading passage (if applicable)
  5. Select online testing tools if applicable
  6. Question taxonomy is optional
  7. Click the Create Question button or the Create and Align Question button if the item is aligned to a standard
  8. Select Create and Align Question and complete steps 9-13 to align the question
  9. Select the standards document from the drop down list
  10. Select a Grade level from the drop down list
  11. Click on the plus sign next to the standards to expand the tree
  12. Select the standards for which you would like to align the test item
  13. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the Align Question button

For Constructed Response

  1. Enter the Question text
  2. Select the size of the response space for printed tests
  3. Enter a Sample response (optional)
  4. Select the Question bank where the item will be saved
  5. Select a Subject, Grade, and Reading passage (if applicable)
  6. Enter a Point value or select a Grading rubric
  7. Click the Create Question button if the item is not aligned to a standard
  8. Select Create and Align Question and complete steps 8-12 to align the question
  9. Select the standards document from the drop down list
  10. Select the grade level from the drop down list
  11. Click on the plus sign next to the standards to expand the tree
  12. Select the standards for which you want to align the test item
  13. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click the Align Question button

Creating a Passage

  1. Select the Item Creation menu from the Main Nav bar and select the Passages link
  2. Click the New Passage link
  3. Enter the Title
  4. Rating is optional
  5. From the drop down list, select the bank where the passage will be saved
  6. Enter the Passage text
  7. Select a Subject, Grade Range, and Passage Type
  8. Click the Create Passage button

Creating a Rubric

  1. Select the Item Creation menu from the Main Nav bar and select the Rubrics link
  2. Click the New Rubric link
  3. Enter a unique Title and Description
  4. Enter the Bank, Subject and Grade range
  5. Enter the Point value and Description for each tier and click the Add Tier link to add additional tiers
  6. Click the CreateRubric button