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Braille Requirements and Testing Manual 2017-2018(Coming Soon)

This manual provides information on administering the Hawaii Statewide Assessments to students who require the Braille accommodation.

Sample BRF and PRN files are available for configuring printing software.

This user guide supports users of the Assessment Viewing Application (AVA). AVA is a component of the Online Testing System that allows authorized users to view the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments including both the Interim Comprehensive Assessments and the Interim Assessment Blocks.

Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2017-2018(Coming Soon)

This user guide provides instructions on how to use the online system applications, including the Test Administration Site and Student Testing Site.

This document describes the guidelines for choosing the text-to-speech or read aloud accommodation for reading passages on the ELA/Literacy Summative and Interim Assessments for students with disabilities.

When a student is unable to use text-to-speech as an embedded designated support or embedded accommodation due to other learning needs, the student may be eligible to use the non-embedded read aloud designated support or non-embedded read aloud accommodation that requires a test reader for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, Hawai‘i State Science Assessments (HSA Science), and End-of-Course (EOC) Exams.

These guidelines are intended for Test Administrators for implementation of the newly added Smarter Balanced designated support, Simplified Test Directions.

This document indicates which users can access the features and tasks within each HSAP system.

This user guide provides full instructions on using the TIDE system, including navigating and entering data into TIDE.

The Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for activating your TIDE account, logging into TIDE, and adding user accounts (if allowed).

This document provides instructions for Test Administrators and students to access the embedded glossaries.

This document contains an overview of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments that will be administered.

ISAAP Tool [xlsx]

The ISAAP tool is designed to facilitate selection of the Designated Supports and Accommodations that match student access needs for the Smarter Balanced assessments, as supported by the Smarter Balanced Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines.

This document describes the keyboard shortcuts to navigate between test elements, features, and tools.

Online Calculators in the Test Delivery System Manual 2017-2018(Coming Soon)

The Online Calculators in the Test Delivery System Manual is a quick reference guide for the online Desmos Calculators.

The Full Desmos Calculators User Guide includes detailed information about each of the functions in the Desmos Calculators.

The Four Function Calculator will be available online for the Grade 6 Smarter Balanced Mathematics Assessments; the Scientific Calculator will be available for Grades 7 and 8; and the Scientific, Graphing, and Regression Calculator will be available for Grade 11.

Scribes are allowable for Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments, Hawai‘i State Science Assessments (HSA Science), and End-of-Course (EOC) Exams as a documented non-embedded designated support for non-ELA writing items and a documented non-embedded accommodation for ELA writing items.

A table listing numbers from 1-100 is a non-embedded accommodation for grades 4 and above mathematics items. The 100s number table is to be used only for students with visual processing or spatial perception needs as documented in their IEP or 504 plan. This table may be printed only for students approved for this accommodation. Please see the Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual for additional information on requesting this accommodation.

This guide provides an overview of how to prepare for and administer the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments.

A single-digit (1–9) multiplication table is a non-embedded accommodation for grades 4 and above mathematics items. The multiplication table is to be used only for students with a documented and persistent calculation disability. This table may be printed only for students approved for this accommodation. Please see the Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual for additional information on requesting this accommodation.

This manual includes information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration.

This user guide provides instructions for accessing and using the Teacher Hand Scoring System for Smarter Balanced Assessments.

These documents are the Smarter Balanced English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) Test Administration Directions translated into foreign languages.

For a language that is not listed, a word document template is available for a translator to fill out and provide to a student.

These documents are the Smarter Balanced Mathematics Test Administration Directions translated into foreign languages.

For a language that is not listed, a word document template is available for a translator to fill out and provide to a student.

These guidelines present the current universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations adopted by the Smarter Balanced states to ensure valid assessment results for all students taking its assessments.