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Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_TIDE_User_Guide_2018-2019.pdf
Updated December 19, 2018
The Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide is designed to help users navigate TIDE.  Users can find information on managing user account information, managing student account information, student test settings and accommodations, appeals, and voice packs in this user guide.
Test Administrator (TA) User Guide /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_TA_UserGuide_2018-2019_4.4.19.pdf
Updated April 04, 2019
This user guide is designed to help users navigate the Test Delivery System (TDS) including the Student Interface and the Test Administration (TA) Interface, and help support Test Administrators manage and administer testing for students participating in the Vermont Comprehensive Assessment Program online assessments.
MS -MS-PS1, etc /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/MS_Specs_Consolidated-Set_07062018.pdf
Updated August 22, 2018
HS -HS-PS1, etc /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/HS_Specs_Consolidated-Set.pdf
Updated August 22, 2018
ES -3-PS1, etc /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/ES_Specs_Consolidated-Set_07052018.pdf
Updated August 22, 2018
The NGSS PE Specifications are documents that are used as tools to help educators unpack the NGSS standards.  In addition, each specification comes with example phenomena and sample task demands for students. The layout is similar to the NGSS evidence statements but offers more in the way of content limits and clarification statements.
NGSS Sample Items Brochure /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VT_NGSS_Science-Sample-Items_Brochure_FINAL.pdf

This brochure provides instruction to access and score NGSS sample items in AIR's Test Delivery System (TDS).

Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA) Test Administration Manual (TAM) /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTSA_TAM_2018-2019_FINAL.pdf
Updated March 24, 2019

This manual provides information for Test Examiners administering the online Vermont Science Assessment. It includes screenshots and step-by-step instructions on how to administer the online tests.

VTSA Paper Test Materials Order Form /core/fileparse.php/1691/urlt/VTSA-Paper-Test-Materials-Order-Form_FINAL.docx
This form should be used to place orders for paper Vermont Science Assessment (VTSA) test materials. Orders must be placed by a District Administrator or District Test Coordinator.