You can access the student's profile page by clicking on the student name highlighted in blue under View Student List, or by typing the student's name in the Live Search and clicking on the results displayed. You can also directly access the student's profile by using Student Quickview.
When viewing the Student Profile page, you can see all the assessments assigned to the student.
If you wish to assign the student to a new reading level click on Manage Reading Level. Please note that, when you are reassigning the student to a new reading level or retaking the placement test, all of the students' current assessments will be pushed to the Previous Reading Level section in the student portal when the student logs into their account (for Subscription and Trial Account only).
You can click on the Actions button of each reading level and it will display several actions that you can do for that specific reading level: Edit CARS Planning Form and Delete Reading Level. You can enter your student progress notes and action plan for the selected assessment by clicking on the Edit CARS Planning Form link.
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Please note: Each instructional planning form is unique for each individual CARS Series assessment.
By default, the reading level list will only show those that are currently Active. If you wish to view all of the reading levels, including the Archived Reading Levels, please click on the filter on the bottom right hand corner. Set it to Show Active and select Show All, or Show Archived to view only the archived reading levels.
The View CARS Summary Report and View STARS Summary Report will bring you to the specific report of that reading level for that student, and there you can see their overall performance.
If your students are using the CARS & STARS module: you would be able to Archive Reading Level which allows you to archive a reading level for future reference. Once a reading level is archived, you are not able to set the archived reading level to current. However, you can unarchive a reading level at any time. If your students are using the CARS module: this archive option would be available to you as Archive Assessment.
To differentiate the Archived and Active Reading Level, you can click on the filter provided on the bottom right-hand corner.
Delete Reading Level allows you to remove the reading level entirely so it cannot be recovered. Therefore, please make sure you delete only the desired assessment. If your students are using the CARS module: this delete option would be available to you as Delete Assessment.
Additionally, you can select the reading level by checking the checkboxes beside each assessment and clicking on Mark if you wish to do a bulk Delete All, Unarchive All or Archive All.
You can also view Individual Student Detail Reports: CARS Reports, STARS Reports and FOCUS Reading Reports.
CARS Reports will provide access to: Student Summary Report, Student Placement Test Results, Student Progress Report, Student Test Performance Report, Student Reading Strategy Details Report and Student Reading Strategy Performance Report.
STARS Reports will provide access to: Student Summary Report, Student Progress Report, Student Lesson Performance Report, Student Reading Strategy Details Report and Student Reading Strategy Performance Report.
FOCUS Reading Reports will provide access to: Student Summary Report, Student Lesson Performance Report, Student Reading Strategy Details Report and Student Reading Strategy Performance Report.
Edit Student Profile
Edit the student profile by clicking on Edit Profile under the student's name.
The student can be added to more classrooms by adding them in the Classroom field and then clicking Submit.
- The student's account details are listed as Account Type, Date Created, Expiry Date and Last Login.
- The student's status can be changed to Active, Inactive or Discontinued from the Status drop-down menu.
- The student's First Name, Last Name, Gender (M for Male, F for Female or NB for Non-binary) and Year of Birth can be edited under Student Details.
- You may also edit the non-mandatory Student Unique Identifier for each student if your school requires data cross-referencing with CARS & STARS Online and/or to import multiple students with similar names in your school (e.g., John Alex and John Alexis), the Student Unique Identifier should be provided. This could be the student ID from a school management system (Schoology, Sentral, Schoolbox or Canvas), student DET/DoE email address or a school-issued student ID (non-government).
- You can also upload an optional profile image by clicking on Select File under the Profile Image header.
- When the student relocates to a new school, you can allow the student to migrate across their previous assessments to the new school by enabling Allow Assessment Migration.
- Read Aloud can be switched on for students who prefer to listen to content instead of reading, as well as those with dyslexia or other learning differences. The Read Aloud feature increases word exposure and improves vocabulary. This exposure helps build background knowledge, an essential component of an evolving student. It also helps develop higher-order thinking skills.
- If your students are not following the recommended lessons, you can restrict access only to the recommended lessons in both STARS and/or FOCUS Reading by enabling Restrict to Recommended Lessons: STARS or Restrict to Recommended Lessons: FOCUS Reading.
- Click Submit when/if changes are made. You will be taken back to the Student Profile page.
- CARS Student Summary Report
- CARS Student Placement Test Results
- CARS Student Progress Report
- CARS Student Test Performance Report
- CARS Student Reading Strategy Details Report
- CARS Student Reading Strategy Performance Report
- STARS Student Summary Report
- STARS Student Progress Report
- STARS Student Lesson Performance Report
- STARS Student Reading Strategy Details Report
- STARS Student Reading Strategy Performance Report
FOCUS Reading Reports