Whereas the universal tool “Glossaries” provides glossary definitions in English for some terms found within the test, a student can receive this tool in other supported languages as a designated support.Uploaded Apr 07, 2015
In place of the split-screen, content is displayed in a simplified format in a single pane on the screen where test items are displayed below the stimuli.Uploaded Apr 07, 2015
Available for ELA Listening items, printed text appears on the screen as audio materials are played.Uploaded Apr 07, 2015
(Available for ELA Listening Items and Math) Test content is translated into ASL via embedded videos.Uploaded Apr 07, 2015
(Available for Math only) Stacked Translations is s language support that provides the text of each test item in both English and another language.Uploaded Apr 07, 2015
Masking allows students to block off content that may be distracting so that the student can focus his or her attention on a specific part of the testUploaded Apr 07, 2015
Changes the screen background and font color to meet student needs. Available embedded color contrast includes reverse contrast (white on black), black on rose, medium gray on light gray, and yellow on blue.Uploaded Apr 07, 2015
This tool makes text and graphics appear larger on the screen.Uploaded Mar 10, 2015
This tool allows users to cross off answer options or grey out image options. It is important to note that this tool does not prevent the student from selected a crossed off or greyed out answer choice. The effect is simply a visual indication for the student.Uploaded Mar 10, 2015
Mark for Review allows students to mark items that they would like to revisit before ending the test. Mark for review flags are saved until the student takes a break that is longer than 20 minutes, or finishes that segment of the test. These situations prevent the student from revisiting any pages or items that they previously completed.Uploaded Mar 10, 2015
For the Full Write (Essay) segment of the ELA Performance Task, students may check the spelling in their essay. According to SBAC, the tool should only indicate whether or not a word is spelled correctly, but not offer the correct spelling. You will notice that the practice and training tests feature a spell check tool that offers correct spelling options.
Some writing tools, such as Bold, Underline, Italic, Bullets and Numbered lists, undo/redo, copy/paste, etc. are available for the Full Write (Essay) segment of the ELA Performance Task.
Students may use the highlighter to mark desired text. All highlights in the Adaptive Items tests are saved until the student takes a break that is longer than 20 minutes, or finishes that segment of the test. These situations prevent the student from revisiting any pages or items that they previously completed.Uploaded Mar 10, 2015