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Assessment Viewing Application User Guide 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/AVA-User-Guide_2019-2020.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.

Assistive Technology Manual (formerly known as Braille Requirements and Testing Manual) 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Assistive-Technology-Manual_2019-2020.pdf
Updated April 13, 2020
Smarter Balanced Braille Option Guide 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/SB_Braille_Option_Guide_2019-2020.pdf
Smarter Balanced Braille Test Administration Manual Insert for Summative Assessments (2019-20) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Braille-Insert-SB-Summative-Assessments-2019-2020.pdf
Sample Braille Ready Format (BRF) File /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/brfsample.brf
Sample Printer Output File (PRN) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/prnsample1.prn

This manual provides information on administering the Hawaii Smarter Balanced Assessments to students who will use assistive technologies to access their tests, including students who require the Braille accommodation. A short Braille Options Guide for Hawaii Smarter Balanced Assessments and a short Smarter Balanced Braille TAM Insert for Summative Assessments are also available.

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

The Refreshable Braille Display instructional video explains how students will experience a computer-based test using the Refreshable Braille Display during test administration.

Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Guide-to-Navigating-Online-HSAP_2019-2020.pdf
Updated January 22, 2020

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 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2019-2020.pdf

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

HSAP TIDE User Guide 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php//urlt/
Updated April 22, 2020
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2019-2020.pdf
Quick Guide to Monitoring Test Progress in TIDE /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Quick-Guide-to-Monitoring-Test-Progress-in-TIDE.pdf
Updated May 14, 2018

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).

The Quick Guide to Monitoring Test Progress in TIDE provides a brief overview of the steps to generate reports to monitor individual student and subgroup participation and school summary percent participation.

Instructions for Using Embedded Glossaries 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Instructions-For-Using-Embedded-Glossaries-2019-2020.pdf

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

Online Calculators in the Test Delivery System Manual /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Online-Desmos-Calculators-Manual-2017-18.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.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Information Booklet (English) 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/HI-Smarter-Balanced-and-HSA-Science-PIB-2019-20.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 5 and 8 Hawaii State Science (NGSS) Assessments. This Parent Information Booklet (PIB) in English is also available in 14 languages (not archived).

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Letters (English) 2019–2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/2019-2020-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 5 and 8 Hawaii State Science (NGSS) 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 Interim Assessments Overview 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Interim-Assessments-Overview-19-20.pdf

This document describes the interim assessments, including their purpose, use, and varieties. For each grade and subject, this document provides a list of all interim assessments available for the 2019-20 school year.

Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Summative-TAM_2019-2020.pdf
Updated January 06, 2020
Smarter Balanced Braille Test Administration Manual Insert for Summative Assessments (2019-20) /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Braille-Insert-SB-Summative-Assessments-2019-2020.pdf

This manual includes information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration. A short Smarter Balanced Braille TAM Insert for Summative Assessments is also available.

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.

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/2019_Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines.pdf
Updated December 23, 2019
Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines FAQ 2019-2020 /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines-FAQ-2019-2020.pdf
Accessibility Resources: Test Administration Comparison /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Accessibility-Resources-Test-Administration-Comparison-2019-2020.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.