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Resource Description
Embedded Universal Tools and Online Features Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Embedded-Tools-and-Online-Features.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This module acquaints students and teachers with the online, universal tools (e.g., types of calculators, expandable text) available in the South Dakota assessments. This module is intended for Students, Proctors, and Teachers. For grades 3–8 and high school, it is encouraged that the teachers be in the room to answer questions from the students as they view the module.

Technology Requirements Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Technology-Requirements-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This training provides an overview of the online testing Technical Requirements.  

Accessibility and Accommodations Training Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Accessibility-and-Accommodations.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This optional professional learning opportunity covers the accessibility options, including designated supports and accommodations, for students taking the South Dakota assessments. It focuses on students with disabilities, students with a Section 504 plan, and students identified as English Learners, as well as general education students. It is intended for Assessment/School Coordinators, Proctors, and Teachers as an optional additional training resource.

Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-AVA-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This module explains how to navigate the Assessment Viewing Application (AVA). AVA allows authorized users to view the interim assessments for administrative and instructional purposes.

Braille Training Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Braille-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This training provides an overview of information needed to test with Braille in TDS. After viewing this training you should become familiar with information needed to administer tests to students using Braille.

Data Entry Interface (DEI) Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-DEI-Training-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020
This training module provides instructions describing how to access the Data Entry Interface (DEI). The DEI is used to enter student responses for students to the South Dakota Science Assessment (SDSA) in paper forms.
How to Use Your Summative Data
Updated June 10, 2020
How to Use Your Summative Data /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-How-to-Use-Your-Summative-Data.pptx
Updated June 10, 2020
This training provides an overview of South Dakota’s ELA and math summative assessments, how summative assessments are reported and using summative assessment data.
Performance Task Overview Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Performance-Task-Overview.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This module describes what a Performance Task is and what it looks like when taking online assessments.

Proctor Interface Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Proctor-PR-Interface-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This module presents an overview on how to navigate the Proctor Interface.  It is intended for Assessment/ School Coordinators, Proctors, and Teachers.

Reporting Training Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Reporting-for-SUM-INT-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This training provides an overview of the Reporting system. After viewing this training you should become familiar with navigating the system to view interim and summative assessment performance reports.

Student Interface Overview /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-Student-Interface-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This PowerPoint training provides an overview of the Student Interface for Online Testing. After viewing this training, you should be familiar with logging in and selecting a test, test layout and tools, and test navigation.

TIDE Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-TIDE-Module.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This training provides an overview of the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) system. After viewing this training, you should become familiar with managing user accounts, managing student test settings, creating rosters that are required to view test data in the Reporting system and managing data like non-participation codes.  

What is a CAT? Training Module /core/fileparse.php/2122/urlt/SD-1920-What-is-a-CAT.pptx
Updated June 13, 2020

This module describes what a Computer Adaptive Test is and how it works when taking online assessments.