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Resource Description
This page has tutorials on item types that may appear on the online tests.  Students and families can prepare for the tests by becoming familiar with the item types and how to answer them.
Embedded Universal Tools and Online Features Module (narrated) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/Embedded-Universal-Tools-and-Online-Features-narrated.pptx
Embedded Universal Tools and Online Features Module (non-narrated) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/Embedded-Universal-Tools-and-Online-Features-non-narrated.pptx
This module acquaints students and teachers with the online, universal tools (e.g., types of calculators, expandable text) available in the Smarter Balanced assessments. This module is intended for Students, Test Administrators, and Teachers. For grades 3–8 and high school, it is encouraged that the teachers be in the room to answer questions from the students as they view the module.
Student Interface for Online Testing Module /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_Student_Interface_Module.pptx
Updated December 01, 2017
Student Interface for Online Testing Module (non-narrated) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/Student-Interface-Module-non-narrated.pptx
Updated October 27, 2017
This module explains how to navigate the Student Interface. This module includes how students log into the testing system and select a test, the layout of the test and the functionality of the test tools, and how students navigate through the test.  It is intended for Students, District/School Test Coordinators, Test Administrators, and Teachers. Approximate narrated run time: 24 min
What is a CAT? Module (narrated) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/What-is-a-CAT-Module-narrated.pptx
What is a CAT? Module (non-narrated) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/What-is-a-CAT-Module-non-narrated.pptx
This module describes what a Computer Adaptive Test is and how it works when taking English Language Arts and Mathematics online assessments.  It is intended for Students, District/School Test Coordinators, Test Administrators, and Teachers. Approximate narrated run time: 11 min