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3/7/2014 9:39:00 AM
Smarter Balanced Releases Additional Resources to Support the Field Test

Smarter Balanced has released additional resources to support schools and districts that are participating in the Field Test:
  • Embedded Designated Support - Glossaries Description
    (Instructions on how to access and use the embedded glossary designated support)
  • Classroom Activity and Performance Task Administration Guidelines
    (Provides specific information on how to identify the classroom activity topic for each school and grade, download the classroom activity materials, administer the classroom activity, and administer the performance task)
  • Embedded Dictionary/Thesaurus
    (This document provides instructions on how to use the Embedded Dictionary/Thesaurus feature)
  • Embedded Accommodation - American Sign Language (ASL) Instructions
    (Provides instructions on how to access and use the American Sign Language (ASL) embedded accommodation)
  • Technology Requirements for Text-to-Braille
    (The document provides information about the technology requirements for administering the Field Test to students with the Braille accommodation)

Each of these resources are located on the Smarter Balanced Field Test Portal, under resources and documentation, additional resources: http://sbac.portal.airast.org/field-test/resources/.

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