Smarter Balanced Interim Assessment Video SeriesGo to Top
The interim assessment video series consists of five narrated presentation modules with embedded system demonstrations. Each module is 10 to 25 minutes in length. This video series complements the Interim Assessment User Guide (PDF), which contains more detail for educators using the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments.
The videos for module one through four in this series were updated in November 2019. Module five is expected in December 2019.
Module 1: Introducing the Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments
This six-minute module provides information on the value and usefulness of the interim assessments, the differences between and features of both types of interim assessments, student accessibility supports, available online resources, and security considerations.
Module 2: Interim Assessment Viewing System
This three-minute module provides information on how to log into and navigate the Interim Assessment Viewing System and describes how the viewing system can be used by educators to prepare for the administration of interim assessments.
A four-minute demonstration video is included to accompany module two. This demonstration shows how to access and navigate the Interim Assessment View System.
Module 3: Interim Assessment Administration
This seven-minute module provides information on how to use the Test Administrator Interface to initiate a test session, approve students for testing, and monitor student status during testing. In addition, the use of the Test Operations Management System (TOMS) to manage student enrollment and accessibility supports and the important role of the California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System (CALPADS) are discussed.
A five-minute demonstration video is included to accompany module three. This demonstration shows how to access and navigate the Test Administrator Interface for interim assessments.
Module 4: Interim Assessment Hand Scoring
This four-minute module provides information on how to use the Interim Assessment Hand Scoring System and the contents of the hand scoring training guides and exemplars. In addition, considerations for planning the hand scoring of interim assessment items and suggested uses for hand scoring training materials are discussed.
A four-minute demonstration video is included to accompany module four. This demonstration shows how to access the hand scoring system, how to view the response list, how to assign scores, and how to reassign responses to other test administrators.
A seven-minute demonstration video is included to accompany module four. This demonstration shows how to access and view the interim assessment training guides and exemplars.
Module 5: Interim Assessment Reporting System
This 10-minute module demonstrates how to use the new Interim Assessment Reporting System and view detailed item-, student-, and group-level results.
Module 1: Introducing the Smarter Balanced Interim AssessmentsGo to Top
Module 2: The Interim Assessment Viewing SystemGo to Top
Module 2: The Interim Assessment Viewing System DemoGo to Top
Module 3: Interim Assessment AdministrationGo to Top
Module 3: Interim Assessment Administration DemoGo to Top
Module 4: Interim Assessment Hand ScoringGo to Top
Module 4: Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Demo AGo to Top
Module 4: Interim Assessment Hand Scoring Demo BGo to Top
Module 5: Interim Assessment Reporting SystemGo to Top
This document is intended to assist in planning for the administration and local hand scoring of the interim comprehensive assessments (ICA). The table provides key information, including the total number of items appearing on each ICA. This total includes items that are both machine-scored and hand-scored. Also included on this table are the number of items that require local hand scoring on the non-performance task constructed response, the performance task constructed response, and the performance task essay.
These tables are intended to assist in planning for the administration and local hand scoring of the Interim Assessment Blocks (IAB). Included in each table are the total number of items on each IAB. The total number of items shown includes both machine-scored and hand-scored items. Each table also provides the number of constructed response and essay items that require local hand scoring.