Smarter Balanced Accessibility Resources
The Smarter Balanced Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines Web page includes many helpful resources to help educators understand Smarter's approach to assessment accessibility and to implement the use of the universal tools, designated supports, accommodations that are available for the Smarter Balanced assessments. Resources on this Web site include policy and research documents, guidelines, and tools for the implementation of assessment accessibility at the school and district levels. For your convenience, links to the most frequently used items are included below:
Accessibility Resources, 2017–18 to 2018–19 Comparison
This document shows the changes in the available accessibility supports for the Smarter Balanced tests. These changes are also reflected in the Matrix One release.
Read Aloud Guidelines (PDF)
Scribing Protocol (PDF)