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12/13/2013 12:17:00 PM
Smarter Balanced Training Modules

Smarter Balanced is developing training modules to support Field Test administration. Most modules will be released and available for use by January 28, 2014. States are encouraged to promote awareness of these modules with the appropriate audience(s). The training modules include:

* What is a Field Test?
* What is a CAT (Computer Adaptive Test)?
* Let’s Talk Tools
* Technology Requirements for Online Testing
* Performance Tasks
* TIDE User Roles
* Test Administrator Interface
* Student Interface
* Test Administrator Training
* Accessibility and Accommodations

All Smarter Balanced Field Test modules will be posted to the Field Test portal http://sbac.portal.airast.org/browsers/ beginning January 28, 2014. Please encourage your schools, districts, teachers and students to use them when preparing for the upcoming Field Test.

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