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Resource Description

This user guide supports users of the AIR Ways Reporting System. AIR Ways is a component of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments that allows authorized users to view individual student responses on both the Interim Comprehensive Assessments and the Interim Assessment Blocks.

This document provides the approved cut scores for the Smarter Balanced Assessments.

These rubrics explain the criteria for scoring Writing Performance Tasks.

This document provides instructions on how to generate student score labels using the Online Reporting System and Microsoft Word.

Smarter Balanced reports scores on its assessments in several ways which serve different purposes. This document explains the Smarter Balanced scale scores and achievement level descriptors (ALDs) for English language arts/Literacy (ELA/Literacy) and mathematics that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Smarter Balanced assessment claims.

This document outlines some of the key principles and information that should guide users of the new Smarter Balanced Assessments, based on psychometric standards for general test use and on specific features of these assessments.

Online Reporting System User Guide 2017-2018(Coming Soon)

This user guide provides instructions on how to generate reports to see which students have or have not completed assessments and how to generate reports with student score information.

This sample score report shows a student’s best performance on the Smarter Balanced Assessments for English Language Arts (ELA)/Literacy and Mathematics. It also shows whether a student has reached proficiency in the different areas of ELA and math, and suggests how the family can help him or her improve in these areas.

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium provides this scoring guide to help educators understand the scoring process for the Performance Task Full-Writes.

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium provides this scoring guide to help educators understand how to score some of the short-text mathematics items that were included on the 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test. While most of the test items administered as part of the Smarter Balanced assessments are machine-scored, some items must be scored by trained scorers using a process commonly called hand scoring.

These documents are intended to help parents and educators understand how to read and find information contained in the family report.

This PowerPoint provides detailed information about the rubrics, scoring, and reporting for the Smarter Balanced Assessments.

This document provides information on types of scores, score descriptions, and uses of scores for the Smarter Balanced Summative and Interim Assessments.