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What is a CAT? Module /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Module-1-What-is-a-CAT_Updated_-2017__Final-Idaho-Customized.pptx
Updated August 13, 2019

This module describes what a Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) is and how it works when taking English Language Arts and Mathematics online assessments.

Opinion /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/0010243-Opinion.pdf
Narrative /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/0010242-Narrative.pdf
Explanatory /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/0010240-Explanatory.pdf
Informational /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/0010241-Informational.pdf
Argumentative /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Argumentative.pdf

These are the Performance Task Writing Rubrics for the ISAT Assessments.

Assessment Messaging # 6 – Testing is bad /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Assessment-Messaging-6_Testing-is-bad.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
Assessment Messaging # 5 – A drop in scores is proof /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Assessment-Messaging-5_A-drop-in-scores-is-proof.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
Assessment Messaging # 4 – One size fits all /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Assessment-Messaging-4_One-size-fits-all.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
Assessment Messaging # 3 – Teaching to the test /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Assessment-Messaging-3_Teaching-to-the-testing.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
Assessment Messaging # 2 - Can’t treat school like businesses /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/0008833-Assessment-Messaging-2_Cant-treat-schools-like-businesses.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
Assessment Messaging # 1 -Too much testing /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/0008832-Assessment-Messaging1_Too-much-testing1.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
These are the communication toolkits.
ELA and Math Achievement Level Cut Scores /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/ELA-and-Math-Cut-Scores.pdf

This document outlines the ELA and math cut scores for each achievement level in each grade.

Performance Task Overview Training Module /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Module-3-Performance-Task-Overview_Updated_2017_Final-Idaho-customized.pptx
Updated June 23, 2017
This module provides a general overview of the performance tasks for the English Language Arts and Mathematics online assessments.
Smarter Balanced Adaptive Software /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Adaptive-Software.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
This document provides more information on computer adaptive tests that are customized to each student.
Smarter Balanced Elementary Writing Factsheet /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/SmarterBalanced_Elementary-Writing.pdf
Updated July 15, 2016
This document provides information on common questions related to the computer-based writing assessments for elementary students.
Smarter Balanced Parent Factsheet /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Parents-Factsheet.pdf
Updated February 17, 2016
This document provides information for parents on how to prepare students for successful testing.
Understanding Your Student's Scores Parent Brochure 2019 for Combined Standard (Spanish) /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Understanding-Your-Student-Scores-Combined-ELA-Math-Spanish-2019-UPDATED.pdf
Updated May 09, 2019
Understanding Your Student's Scores Parent Brochure 2019 for Combined Standard /core/fileparse.php/1519/urlt/Understanding-Your-Student-Scores-Combined-ELA-Math-2019-UPDATED.pdf
Updated May 09, 2019
These brochures provide you with guidance on understanding the ELA & Math assessment score reports, answer a few frequently asked questions about the test, and offer direction on where to go to find additional resources.