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Assessment Viewing Application User Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/AVA_UserGuide_16-17.pdf

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.

Braille Requirements and Testing Manual 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Braille_Reqs_Manual_2016-2017.pdf
Sample Printer Output File (PRN) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/prnsample1-2016-2017.prn
Sample Braille Ready Format (BRF) File /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/brfsample-2016-2017.brf

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.

ELA Interim Assessment Blocks Blueprint 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/ELA-Interim_Assessment_Blocks_Blueprint.pdf

This document summarizes the ELA/Literacy Interim Assessment Blocks available at each grade level.

ELA Summative Assessment Final Blueprint 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/ELA_Blueprint_2092015.pdf

The Smarter Balanced English Language Arts/literacy final blueprint describes the content of the ELA Summative Assessment in grade 3-8 and 11, and how that content will be assessed to reflect the depth and breadth of the performance expectations for the CCSS.

Fall 2016 Smarter Balanced Assessments Training for New and Current Test Coordinators (July 25, 2016) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_SBA-District-Trainings_Aug-Sept-2016.pdf

This memo provides information about the Fall 2016 Smarter Balanced Assessments Training being held in late August and September 2016, including dates and locations for each training and details on registering.

Fall 2016 WIDA ACCESS Online Training Announcement (August 1, 2016) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_WIDA-District-Trainings_Sept-2016.pdf

This memo provides information about the Fall 2016 WIDA ACCESS Online Training being held in September 2016, including dates and locations for each training and details on registering.

Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Guide-to-Navigating-Online-HSAP-Administration_2016-2017.pdf

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

HSAP Systems User Roles and Access 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2016-2017.pdf

This document indicates which users can access the features and tasks within each HSAP system (updated 11/14/16).

HSAP TIDE User Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_2016-2017.pdf
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2016-2017.pdf
Updated August 29, 2017

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).

Interim Assessments Fact Sheet 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Interim-Assessments-Fact-Sheet_16-17.pdf

This document contains an overview of the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments that will be administered during 2016-2017.

Mathematics Interim Assessment Blocks Blueprint 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Math_Interim_Assessment_Blocks_Blueprint.pdf

This document summarizes the mathematics Interim Assessment Blocks blueprint.

Mathematics Summative Assessment Final Blueprint 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Mathematics_Blueprint_2092015.pdf

The Smarter Balanced mathematics final blueprint describes the content of the mathematics Summative Assessment in grade 3-8 and 11, and how that content will be assessed to reflect the depth and breadth of the performance expectations for the CCSS.

SY 2016-17 WIDA ACCESS Online Administration (May 9, 2016) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_WIDA-Access-for-ELLs-2.0.pdf

This memo provides information about the SY 2016-17 WIDA ACCESS for English Language Learners (ELL) 2.0 Online Administration.

SY 2016-2017 Testing Windows /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_Testing-Windows-SY2016-17.pdf

This memo provides the School Year 2016-2017 testing windows for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, Hawaii State Science Assessments, Hawaii State Alternate Assessments, Hawaiian Language Assessments, End-of-Course Exams, ACT College and Career Readiness System, WIDA Access for ELLs 2.0, and NAEP Assessments.

Online Calculators in the Test Delivery System Manual 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Online-Desmos-Calculators-Manual-2016-17.pdf

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.

Reasons for Non-Participation User Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HI_Reasons-For-Non-Participation_User_Guide_2016-2017.pdf
Using TIDE to Identify Low Participation Rates /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Using-TIDE-to-Identify-Low-Participation-Rates.pdf

These documents provide instructions on how to generate a report of a school's non-participating students for the mandatory statewide assessments during the 2016-2017 HSAP Test Administration, and how to enter the required reasons for non-participation for those students.

Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments Test Administration Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Interim-Assessments-TAG_16-17.pdf

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

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Information Booklet (English) 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HI-Smarter-Balanced-and-HSA-Science-PIB-2016-17_English.pdf

The Parent Information Booklet (PIB) includes information for the grades 3–8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments. Printed copies of the PIBs were delivered to each school in September 2016. The number of English and translated PIBs provided to each school is based on the language spoken at home as indicated in Infinite Campus.

This Parent Information Booklet (PIB) in English is also available in 14 languages (not archived). One translated PIB for identified ELL students whose parents have indicated their home language is a language other than English in the eSIS home language file was also shipped to each school in September 2016.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Letters (English) 2016–2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/2016-2017-Smarter-Balanced-HSA-Science-Parent-Letters-English.docx

Participation and non-participation letters that schools may send to parents along with the Parent Information Booklet about the grades 3-8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments are available in English and 14 translated languages (not archived). 

These parent letters are Word documents that can be edited by school level staff members. Edits may include a school’s testing schedule, principal’s signature, and school phone number. If a student is included in two populations, e.g., IDEA-eligible and Home/Hospital Instruction, a customized parent letter can be created by inserting the appropriate text from the parent letter for each of these two populations.

Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Summative-TAM-2016-2017.pdf

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

Teacher Hand Scoring System User Guide 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/THSS-User-Guide-16-17.pdf

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

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines 2016-2017 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Usability-Accessibility-Accomodations-Guidelines_16-17.pdf

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.