SBAC Training Modules

  • Video training modules are available from the SBAC Portal. They are from 6 and up to 55 minutes long and cover a wide range of topics. The following videos are for schools preparing for the Field Tests and eventual testing.

    Accessibility and Accommodations (35:00) | Web Link
    Describes the recommended uses of available universal tools, designated supports, and documented accommodations.

    Performance Task Overview (11:13) | Web Link
    Explains what a Performance Task is and the purpose of the classroom activity as it pertains to the performance task.

    Smarter Balanced Test Administration Overview (55:00) | Web Link
    Presents an overview of procedures, including policy matters and test security processes.

    Student Interface for Online Testing (22:48) | Web Link
    Explains how to navigate the Student Interface.

    What is a CAT (Computer Adaptive Test)? (11:23) | Web Link
    Shares the characteristics and advantages of a Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) that will be available for the operational assessment in spring 2015.

    Test Administrator (TA) Interface for Online Testing (17:00) | Web Link
    Provides an overview on how to navigate the Test Administrator Interface.