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Prep for the 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test

Preparation for the 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test

This page is the Accessible Alternative Version (AAV) of Preparation for the 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test (PDF) from the Assessment Development and Administration Division.

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State of California
Department of Education

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Preparation for the 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test

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Let’s Talk Universal Tools | Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE)
Smarter Balanced Test Administration Overview
Student Interface for Online Testing
Performance Task Overview | Training Test: Introduction to Teachers
Setting Up and Using the Smarter Balanced Practice Test
Technology Requirements for Online Testing

Accessibility and Accommodations External link opens in new window or tab. | Technology Readiness Webinars External link opens in new window or tab.

Field Test videos for high school External link opens in new window or tab., middle school External link opens in new window or tab. and elementary students

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Field Test Training Workshops External link opens in new window or tab. at Sacramento, San Diego, Santa Clara, San Francisco, Los Angeles
Alameda, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Monterey, Mendocino, Kern
Fresno, Shasta, Butte, Imperial

Spring 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test Webpage Image

Redesign of CDE Field Test Web Page

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Advisory Commission on Special Education
American Indian Education Oversight Committee
Association of California School Administrators
Bilingual Coordinators Network
California County Superintendents
Educational Services Association
California Federation of Teachers
California Teachers Association
Capitol Regional Assessment Network
Charter School Conference
Common Core Integration Action Team
Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee
Education Coalition
National Education Association
Parent-Teacher Association
Regional Assessment Network
Secondary Literary Partnership
State and Federal Categorical Directors
STEM Summit
Title 1 Conference

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Messaging: Field Test Flash, SSPI Correspondence, FAQs
Bi-monthly Smarter Balanced meetings, Checklists
Parent guides, Letters, Brochures for LEAs, Surveys
LEA readiness phone campaign, Smarter Balanced Updates
Technology Readiness Workgroup
Technology Specifications Manual
K12HSN: Technology readiness assessment tools

California Department of Education in Collaboration with
Senior Fellows | Smarter Balanced | Assessment and Communications Contractors

Questions:   California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress Office | caaspp@cde.ca.gov | 916-445-8765
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