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Smarter Balanced Summative Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/2019-20_SmarterSummative_TAM.pdf

This manual provides information for Test Administrators (TA) on procedural and policy guidance to prepare for and administer the Smarter Balanced Assessment in English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) and Mathematics Summative Assessments.

100’s Number Table (Non-Embedded Acommodation) /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/Smarter-Balanced-Hundreds-Number-Table.pdf
This number table may be used as a mathematics non-embedded accommodation for students with visual processing or spatial perception needs in grades 4–8 and 11.
2020-2021 TA User Guide /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/TA_UserGuide_MT_2020-2021.pdf
Updated August 11, 2020

This user guide is intended for Test Administrators responsible for proctoring tests with the Online Testing System. To use this system, you should be familiar with using a web browser to retrieve data and with filling out web forms.

2020-2021 TIDE User Guide /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/TIDE_User_Guide_MT_2020-2021.pdf
Updated August 05, 2020

This user guide provides an overview of how to access and utilize the Test Information and Distribution Engine (TIDE). TIDE allows state, district, and test coordinators through the testing process, from test preparation, to test administration, to post-test administration.  

Alternate Montana Science Assessment Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/2019-2020_AMSA_TAM.pdf
Updated March 13, 2020
This manual provides information for Test Administrators (TA) on procedural and policy guidance to prepare for and administer the Alternate Montana Science Assessments.
ELA Translated Test Directions /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/ELA-Translated-Test-Directions.zip
These documents are the Smarter Balanced English Language Arts/Literacy (ELA) Test Administration Directions translated into foreign languages. They may be used as a non-embedded designated support.
Math Translated Test Directions /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/Math-Translated-Test-Directions.zip
These documents are the Smarter Balanced Mathematics Test Administration Directions translated into foreign languages. They may be used as a non-embedded designated support.
Montana Science Assessment TAM /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/2019-2020_MSA_TAM.pdf
Updated January 24, 2020

This manual provides information for Test Administrators (TA) on procedural and policy guidance to prepare for and administer the Montana Science Assessments.

Multiplication Table (Non-Embedded Accommodation) /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/MULTIPLICATION-TABLE-1-12.pdf
This multiplication table may be used as a mathematics non-embedded accommodation for students with a documented and persistent calculation disability in grades 4–8 and 11.
Steps to Become Certified to Proctor a Test /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/CertifyProctor_Brochure_20-21.pdf
Updated September 11, 2020
The document outlines the steps to complete the TA Certification Course and acknowledge the Test Security Agreement. Users must complete BOTH the TA Certification Course and acknowledge the Test Security Agreement located in TIDE to proctor and create a test session for the interim or summative assessments. 
User Roles and Access Document /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/User_Roles_and_Access_2020-2021_MT.pdf
Updated August 06, 2020

This document contains a list of user roles and access for the tasks that District Users and School Users can perform in all online Montana Comprehensive Assessment systems. It is recommended to review this document prior to assigning a system user permission to individuals in your districts or schools.