FSA Resources

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User Guides

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DRS User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/DRS_User_Guide_042018_Final.pdf

This User Guide describes tasks performed in the Discrepancy Resolution System housed within the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) for FSA assessments. (Published 4/20/18)

2017–2018 FSA Accommodations Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/0018806-2017-18-FSA-Accomm-Guide-508.pdf
This guide includes instructions for administering accommodations on FSA ELA Writing, Reading, and Mathematics tests.
User Guide Matrix /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/User-Guide-Matrix_2017-2018.pdf
Matrix representing available user guides and the appropriate roles which should access each guide.
AVA User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA_AVA_UserGuide_2017-18-508.pdf
This user guide supports Test Administrators (TAs) who access the Assessment Viewing Application (AVA) to administer paper-based accommodations (listening items, animations, closed captioning, and ASL videos) to students taking the Reading portion of the ELA assessment. (Updated 2/9/18)
FSA Reporting System User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSAReportingSystem.pdf
This user guide describes how to access and understand the reports in the FSA Reporting System. (Updated 10/20/17)
Practice Tests Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-PracticeTestsGuide-17-18-508.pdf
Guide to assist users with logging in to and navigating through the practice tests. (Updated 2/9/18)
TDS Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA_TDS_Quick-Guide_2017-2018_020918-Final.pdf
A guide to assist users with logging in to and navigating through the TA Interface and Student Interface. (Updated 2/9/18)
Test Administrator User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-TA-UserGuide-2017-18-508.pdf
This user guide supports Test Administrators (TAs) who manage testing for students participating in FSA practice tests and operational computer-based assessments. (Updated 3/1/18)
TIDE Quick Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA_TIDE_Quick-Guide_FINAL_020918.pdf
A Quick Guide providing brief instructions on the main tasks in TIDE. (Updated 2/9/18)
TIDE User Guide /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/FSA-TIDE-UserGuide-2017-18-508.pdf
User Guide to describe tasks performed in the Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) for FSA assessments. (Updated 3/20/18)

Manuals

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Spring/Summer 2018 FSA Computer-Based Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/SP-SU-2018-FL-CBT-TAM-WEB-508.pdf
The Spring/Summer 2018 FSA Computer-Based Test Administration Manual includes scripts and instructions for administering the Grades 8-10 and Retake ELA Writing, Grades 4-10 and Retake ELA Reading, Grades 3-8 Mathematics, and EOC assessments.  
Spring 2018 FSA Paper-Based Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/3031/urlt/SP18_FL_PBT_TAM_WEB_508.pdf
The Spring 2018 FSA Paper-Based Test Administration Manual includes scripts and instructions for administering the Grades 4-7 ELA Writing and Grade 3 ELA Reading assessments.