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Understanding THSS Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Understanding-THSS_Brochure.pdf
This brochure provides a brief overview of the steps for logging in to THSS, scoring responses, completing item responses, and reassigning responses for scoring purposes.
Understanding AIR Ways Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Understanding-AIR-Ways_Brochure.pdf
This brochure provides a brief overview of the steps for logging in to AIR Ways, the reports available to TEs, and how to preview items in a report. AIR Ways reports provide student performance data for a particular interim assessment or set of interim assessments.
Managing Student Test Settings /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Test-Settings_Brochure.pdf
This brochure provides a brief overview on how to manage student test settings in TIDE. Students’ embedded accommodations, non-embedded accommodations, and designated supports must be set in TIDE prior to test administration for these settings to be reflected in the online test delivery system.
User Role Permissions for Secure Online Systems /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_User_Role_Permissions_for_Secure_Online_Systems.pdf
Updated September 18, 2017
This brochure outlines the user roles and permissions for each secure online testing system used to administer the online assessments for the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program. These systems include: Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE), Online Reporting System (ORS), Test Administrator (TA) Interface, Teacher Hand Scoring System (THSS), Assessment Viewing Application (AVA), and AIR Ways.
Accessing TIDE Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Accessing-TIDE_Brochure.pdf
Updated September 29, 2017
This brochure provides a brief overview of user management in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) and how to log in to the system. District and school personnel will need to use TIDE account credentials to access all secure online systems used to administer Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments.
How to Activate a Test Session for Summative Assessments /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/How-to-Activate-a-Summative-Test-Session.pdf
This document provides a quick step-by-step of how to start a test session for the Smarter Balanced Summative assessments.
How to Activate a Test Session: Interim Assessments /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Interim-Test-Session_Brochure.pdf
Updated October 05, 2017
This document provides a quick step-by-step of how to start a test session for the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments, including the interim blocks.  It includes a complete list of all interim test labels as they appear in the Test Administrator (TA) Interface.
Technology Coordinator Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Technology_Brochure.pdf
Updated September 15, 2017
This brochure provides a quick overview of the basic system and software requirements needed to administer the online tests.