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Statewide Testing Administration 2017-2018 Participation Rates (May 1, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo-Participation-Rates_050118.pdf
This memo provides information about statewide testing administration 2017-2018 participation rate requirements, policies, and procedures.
Assessment Monitoring Site Visits (April 19, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Assessment_Monitoring_Site_Visits_Memo_2018.pdf
This memo provides information about Assessment Section conducting school site visits during the statewide assessment testing windows to observe test administrations.
Assessment Viewing Application User Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/AVA_User_Guide_2017-2018.pdf
Updated December 14, 2017

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.

2018-19 Hawaii Common Core Item Authoring Training (April 16, 2018) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo-2018-19-Hawaii-Common-Core-Item-Authoring-Training-04.16.18.pdf
This memo provides information about training for teachers of English language art/literacy and/or mathematics to become item authors for the Hawaii Statewide Assessment Program.
Braille Requirements and Testing Manual 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Braille_Testing_Manual_2017-2018.pdf
Updated May 01, 2018
Sample Printer Output File (PRN) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/prnsample1.prn
Sample Braille Ready Format (BRF) File /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/brfsample.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.

This memo provides information about applications from retired educators to serve as Assessment Monitors.
This memo explains test exemption options and related assessment requirements for first-year English Language Learner (ELL) students in the U.S.
This memo provides information about the February 2018 district trainings for the Hawaii Statewide Assessments.
This memo provides information about ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 Online training for test coordinators and ELL coordinators.
This memo provides information about teachers who are intersted in learning how assessment items aligned with the Hawaii Common Core standards are written.
This memo provides information about Accessibility and Accommodations for Assessments.
This memo provides information about training for New and Current Test Coordinators for Smarter Balanced Assessments.
Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Guide-to-Navigating-Online-HSAP-Administration_2017-2018.pdf
Updated May 18, 2018

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 2017–2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2017-2018.pdf

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

HSAP TIDE User Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_2017-2018.pdf
Updated May 14, 2018
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2017-2018.pdf

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).

SY 2017-2018 Testing Windows /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Memo_Testing-Windows-SY2017-18.pdf

This memo provides the School Year 2017-2018 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.

Interim Assessments Fact Sheet 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Interim-Assessments-Fact-Sheet_17-18.pdf

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

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.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Information Booklet (English) 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HI-Smarter-Balanced-and-HSA-Science-PIB-2017-18_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 will be delivered to each school in September. 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 was 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 2017.

Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments Test Administration Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Interim-Assessments-TAG_17-18.pdf

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

Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Summative-TAM_2017-2018.pdf
Updated April 20, 2018

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

Individual forms from the TAM appendices related to test administration may be found on the Smarter Balanced Test Administration Forms page on the Smarter Balanced portal site.

Teacher Hand Scoring System User Guide 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/THSS-User-Guide-2017-2018.pdf

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

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Letters (English) 2017–2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/2017-2018-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.

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines_17-18.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.

Crosswalk of Accessibility Features Across State Assessments in Hawai‘i 2017-2018 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Crosswalk-of-Accessibility-Features-Across-State-Assessments-in-Hawaii_17-18.pdf

This document is intended to inform the selection and administration of universal tools, designated supports, and accommodations on statewide assessments. This document is supported by the respective Test Administration Manuals for each of the assessments.