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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.

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.

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.

Guidelines for Choosing TTS or Read Aloud Accommodations /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Guidelines-for-Choosing-TTS-or-Read-Aloud-Accommodations.pdf

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.

Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Read-Aloud-Guidelines_2015-2016.pdf
Guidelines for Read Aloud in Spanish, Test Reader /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Guidelines-for-Read-Aloud-in-Spanish_Test-Reader.pdf

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.

A test reader is an adult who provides an oral presentation of the assessment text to the eligible student. The test reader must be trained and qualified and must follow the Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader. The Security/Confidentiality Agreement on page 18 in the Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader document must be signed by the test reader and the school Test Coordinator and submitted to the Department's Assessment Section before the student is tested. A student's score for an assessment will be invalidated if the signed form is not received before testing begins.

For students approved for testing in Spanish for Smarter Balanced Mathematics Assessments, the test reader must follow the Guidelines for Read Aloud in Spanish, Test Reader.

Guidelines for Simplified Test Directions /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Simplified-Test-Directions-Guidelines.pdf

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

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).

Instructions for Using Embedded Glossaries /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Instructions-for-using-Embedded-Glossaries_HI.pdf

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

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.

ISAAP Tool /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/ISAAP-Tool_012015.xlsx
ISAAP Tool Instructions /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/ISAAP-Web-Tool-Instructions_081322015.pdf

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.

Keyboard Command Chart /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Keyboard-Navigation-for-Students.pdf

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

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.

Scribing Protocol /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Scribing-Protocol_2017-2018_02232018.pdf

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.

The scribe must be trained and qualified and must follow the Scribing Protocol. The Security/Confidentiality Agreement on page 5 in the Scribing Protocol document must be signed by the scribe and submitted to the Department's Assessment Section before the student is tested.

Smarter Balanced 100s Number Table /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-100s-Number-Table.pdf

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.

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 Multiplication Table /core/fileparse.php/3410/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Multiplication-Table.pdf

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.

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.

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.

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.