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  • IMPORTANT ADDENDUM TO TEST ADMINISTRATION MANUAL REGARDING SEGMENT BREAKS

    This addendum outlines two additions to the Rhode Island Next Generation Science Assessment (RI NGSA) Test Administration Manual (TAM). These additions were made to the RI NGSA TAM on May 14, 2018. Please use the updated version of the Test Administration Manual.

    Added May 14, 2018
  • PRINT VERSION OF PERIODIC TABLE AVAILABLE

    An online Periodic Table is an item on the global menu for the 8th and 11th grade NGSA. If desired, all students have the option of using a printed paper copy of the Periodic Table. Click here to download a copy to print a copy of the Periodic Table.

    Added May 10, 2018
  • AIR Systems Webinar Training – Part 2

    When?

    Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. 

    Who should attend?

    This webinar introduces Rhode Island test administration policies and provides instruction on the use of the Student and TA interfaces. This webinar is intended for:

    • District Administrators
    • School Coordinators
    • Teachers

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of:

    • Rhode Island Test Administration Policies
    • Student Interface
    • TA Interface

    How do I register? Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added April 13, 2018
  • AIR Systems Webinar Training – Part 1

    When?

    Thursday, April 26, 2018 from 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

    Who should attend?

    This webinar provides instruction on the use of various AIR systems that will assist you to successfully administer the Rhode Island Next Generation Science Assessment and is intended for:

    • District Administrators
    • School Coordinators
    • Teachers

    What’s it all about?

    This webinar will provide an overview of:

    • Rhode Island Next Generation Science Assessment Portal
    • Secure Browser
    • TA Certification Course
    • Practice Test
    • Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE)

    How do I register? Register for the webinar by clicking on the date below.

    After registering, a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar will be sent to the email address you provided during registration.

    Added April 13, 2018
  • The presentation from the Winter 2018 Test Coordinator Trainings is now available in the Training Resources section of the portal. Click here to access the presentation.

    Added February 22, 2018
  • The 2017 - 2018 Science Assessment Test Coordinator Trainings have concluded. Thank you for your participation.

    Added February 2, 2018

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