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SMARTER BALANCED INTERIMS

Instructions, Tips, & Links 

SCROLL TO BOTTOM FOR VIDEO TUTORIALS

Remember, you must have your MyPLN Certificate and the electronic affidavit completed

for the CAASPP Test Administrator Requirements 

in order to re-activate your Test Admin account each year!

 

WHICH ONE DO I CHOOSE?

 
IT DEPENDS ON WHAT YOU TEACH!
 
EXAMPLE:
If you teach Contemporary Composition,
your students will take the "High School Editing" interim assessment.  See Quarter 2 FALL 2018 choices below:
 
 
 
****INTERIM CHOICES FOR FALL 2018****  
EXPLICIT INSTRUCTIONS BELOW:
 
What Do I Need?
 
What Do I Do?
 
What Do They Do?

 MATERIALS: What Do I Need? 

SIGN-IN INFO: Yours and The Students'
DEVICES: Computer Lab, Classroom Chromebooks, or Laptop Carts 
 WHITEBOARD MARKER
 
 
YOUWhat Do I Do?

• Sign in to Test Delivery System: (click here to access)
• Choose the interim assessment you’ll administer.
Open/Start a Test Session and write session number on board.
• Approve and Proctor Students.
• Close/End a Test Session.
 
 
STUDENTWhat Do They Do?

   1.Click on AIR SECURE BROWSER on the device desktop: (see icon below)
Secure Browser Icon
*If students are using Chromebooks, they will NOT log into the device.*
THEY WILL ACCESS THE SECURE APP FROM THE STARTUP.

    2. Students Sign-In on Secure Browser Screen
See Student Info Card (index cards) distributed for each period.
Students enters the NUMBERS in BOLD from the Info Card.
Students enters their FIRST NAME in BOLD from the Info Card.
 
Student Sign In
3. Student Takes Assessment to completion
 (Students complete assessment all the way through the assessment.
Students will see the “You have COMPLETED the Test. You may now EXIT” screen.
Once the student exits the assessment, you will see "Completed" on YOUR session screen.)
 
Example of Student Info Card:
Tips:
 
• Write your TEST SESSION ID number on the board!

• Have a TA help pass out the Student Info Cards (index cards) if needed.

• EARBUDS: IF earbuds are needed (most interims do NOT use them,)
please only give earbuds to those students with ***NONE***.
MATH INTERIMS DO NOT USE EARBUDS!!!

     ***These are consumables and we must buy them continually.
 
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VIDEO TUTORIALS

STARTING A TEST SESSION
Remember, you must log in to YouTube FIRST to see the videos while on the LAUSD network!
 
Remember, you may always contact Mrs. Showalter-Schwal for a walk-thru!
 
And, if you're in the mood for a really in-depth 12 minute video on starting a test session,
click the link below for a tutorial brought to you by CAASPP :
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Also, did you know that YOU can VIEW the assessments before administering them?
Yes, you will have to answer the questions yourself.
However, you will see the assessment!
 
 
VIEWING AN INTERIM ASSESSMENT
- QUICK GUIDE -
 
See below for the tutorial on accessing the viewing portal: 
Remember, you must log in to YouTube FIRST to see the videos while on the LAUSD network!
MORE INFO:
You may view the interim assessments as many times as you’d like!
You may view them during class time with your students. Yes, yes you may....
The fixed form IAB blueprints can be found here:
o Click here for ELA blueprints. Grade 11 begins on page 59.
Click here for MATH blueprints. Grade 11 begins on page 39.