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Braille Requirements and Testing Manual 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/2015-2016-Braille_Requirements_Manual.pdf
This manual provides information on administering the Hawai‘i State Science Assessments to students who require the Braille accommodation.
Guide to Navigating the Online HSAP Administration 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HI-Navigation-Guide_2015-2016.pdf
This user guide provides instructions on how to use the online system applications, including the Test Administration Site and Student Testing Site.
Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Read-Aloud-Guidelines_2015-2016.pdf
When a student is unable to use text-to-speech as an embedded designated support or embedded accommodation due to other learning needs, the student may be eligible to use the non-embedded read aloud designated support or non-embedded read aloud accommodation that requires a test reader for the Smarter Balanced Assessments, Hawai‘i State Science Assessments (HSA Science), and End-of-Course (EOC) Exams.

A test reader is an adult who provides an oral presentation of the assessment text to the eligible student. The test reader must be trained and qualified and must follow the Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader. The Security/Confidentiality Agreement on page 18 in the Guidelines for Read Aloud, Test Reader document must be signed by the test reader and the school Test Coordinator and submitted to the Department’s Assessment Section before the student is tested. A student’s score for an assessment will be invalidated if the signed form is not received before testing begins.

HSA Science and EOC Exams Test Administration Manual 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TAM_HSA-Science-and-End-of-Course-Exams_2015-2016.pdf

This manual includes information about policies and procedures for Test Administrators, Test Coordinators, and others involved in test administration.

HSAP Systems User Roles and Access 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HSAP_User_Roles_and_Access_2015-2016.pdf
This document indicates which users can access the features and tasks within each HSAP system.
HSAP TIDE User Guide 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HI_TIDE_User-Guide_2015-2016.pdf
HSAP TIDE Quick Guide 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/TIDE-Quick-Guide_2015-2016.pdf
This user guide provides full instructions on using the TIDE system, including navigating and entering data into TIDE.

The Quick Guide provides a brief overview of the steps for activating your TIDE account, logging into TIDE, and adding user accounts (if allowed).

Scribing Protocol 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/Scribing-Protocol_2015_2016.pdf
Scribes are allowable for Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments, Hawai‘i State Science Assessments (HSA Science), and End-of-Course (EOC) Exams as a documented non-embedded designated support for non-ELA writing items and a documented non-embedded accommodation for ELA writing items.

The scribe must be trained and qualified and must follow the Scribing Protocol. The Security/Confidentiality Agreement on page 5 in the Scribing Protocol document must be signed by the scribe and submitted to the Department’s Assessment Section before the student is tested.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Information Booklet (English) 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/HI-PIB-2015-2016-English.pdf
The Parent Information Booklet (PIB) includes information for the grades 3–8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments. Printed copies of one English PIB per student were delivered to each school in September 2015.

This Parent Information Booklet (PIB) in English was also available in 14 languages (not archived). One translated PIB for identified ELL students whose parents have indicated their home language is a language other than English in the eSIS home language file was also shipped to each school in September 2015.

Smarter Balanced and HSA Science Parent Letters (English) 2015-2016 /core/fileparse.php/3388/urlt/2015-2016-Smarter-Balanced-HSA-Science-Parent-Letters-English.docx
Participation and non-participation letters that schools may send to parents along with the Parent Information Booklet about the grades 3-8 and 11 Smarter Balanced ELA/Literacy and Mathematics Assessments and the grades 4 and 8 Hawaii State Science Assessments are available in English and 14 translated languages (not archived).

These parent letters are Word documents that can be edited by school level staff members. Edits may include a school’s testing schedule, principal’s signature, and school phone number. If a student is included in two populations, e.g., IDEA-eligible and Home/Hospital Instruction, a customized parent letter can be created by inserting the appropriate text from the parent letter for each of these two populations.