2019-2020 Assessment Resources

Assessment Portal Links



RESOURCES
Assessment Blueprints and Writing Rubrics
WY-TOPP Parent FAQ -Updated  To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Teacher FAQ -Updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP ELA Texts FAQ -UpdatedTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader 
WY-TOPP Proficiency Score Ranges FAQ -Updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Acceptable Use – Modular and Interim Assessment Items FAQ -Updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader 
Allowable Resource Guidelines-Online Testing -Updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Allowable Resource Guidelines-Paper Testing -Updated  To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Q&A Responses from District Test Coordinator WebinarTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
User Roles and Access ChartTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Desmos Calculator for High SchoolTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Desmos Calculator for Grades 7 and 8To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Desmos Calculator for Grade 6To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
2018 WY-TOPP Estimated Testing TimesTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Grade 7 Annotated Writing SamplesTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Grade 7 ExemplarTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
2017-2018 WY-TOPP Mean Scale ScoreTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

USER GUIDES AND MANUALS
Operating System Support Plan for TDS (End of Life manual)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
System Requirements for Online TestingTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Technical Specifications for Online TestingTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Secure browser Installation ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations, Troubleshooting, and Advanced Secure Browser Installation for ChromeOSTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations, Troubleshooting, and Advanced Secure Browser Installation for WindowsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations, Troubleshooting, and Advanced Secure Browser Installation for MacTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations and Troubleshooting for LinuxTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Information and Distribution Engine (TIDE) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Administrator (TA) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Administration Manual (TAM) for Modulars and InterimsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Summative Test Administration Manual –  Online TestTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Summative Test Administration Manual – Paper TestTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Spring Interim Test Administration ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Modular Previewing System User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
AIR Ways Reporting User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Online Reporting System (ORS) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Braille Requirements ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Guidance for Accessibility and AccommodationsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Modular Previewing System User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
AIR Ways Reporting User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Technical Report 2017-2018To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

VIDEOS AND POWERPOINTS
2018-2019 District Test Coordinator training (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
AIR Ways Reporting Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP District Test Coordinator Training (Video)
WY-TOPP Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar for Admin (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar for Teachers (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP AIRWays Reporting System Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP AIRWays Reporting System Webinar (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Winter Interim & Modular Results Webinar (Video)
Technology Coordinator Webinar (Video)
Technology Coordinator Webinar (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Security PowerPoint Slides
A.I. Scoring for Writing Webinar (Video)
DESMOS Calculator Webinar (Video)
Introduction to Quantile Measures (video)

Archived Materials

RESOURCES
Assessment Blueprints and Writing Rubrics
WY-TOPP Parents FAQ – updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Teachers FAQ – updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Writing Auto Score FAQTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP ELA Texts FAQ – updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Scale Score Proficiency Level Ranges FAQupdated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Interim and Modular Scoring FAQTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Acceptable Use – Modular and Interim Assessment ItemsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Allowable Resources for WY-TOPP online assessment – updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Allowable Resources for WY-TOPP paper assessmentupdated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP/PAWS Accommodations CrosswalkTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Q&A Responses from District Test Coordinator WebinarTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
User Roles and Access ChartTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Desmos Calculator for High SchoolTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Desmos Calculator for Grades 7 and 8To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Desmos Calculator for Grade 6To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
2018 WY-TOPP Estimated Testing TimesTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Grade 7 Annotated Writing SamplesTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Grade 7 ExemplarTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
2017-2018 WY-TOPP Mean Scale ScoreTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

USER GUIDES AND MANUALS
Operating System Support Plan for TDS (End of Life manual)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
System Requirements for Online TestingTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Technical Specifications for Online TestingTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Secure browser Installation ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations, Troubleshooting, and Advanced Secure Browser Installation for ChromeOSTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations, Troubleshooting, and Advanced Secure Browser Installation for WindowsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations, Troubleshooting, and Advanced Secure Browser Installation for MacTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Configurations and Troubleshooting for LinuxTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Information and Distribution Engine (TIDE) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Administrator (TA) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Administration Manual (TAM) for Modulars and InterimsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Summative Test Administration Manual –  Online TestTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Summative Test Administration Manual – Paper TestTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Spring Interim Test Administration ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Modular Previewing System User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
AIR Ways Reporting User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Online Reporting System (ORS) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Braille Requirements ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Guidance for Accessibility and AccommodationsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Modular Previewing System User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
AIR Ways Reporting User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Technical Report 2017-2018To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

VIDEOS AND POWERPOINTS
2018-2019 District Test Coordinator training (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
AIR Ways Reporting Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP District Test Coordinator Training (Video)
WY-TOPP Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar for Admin (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Online Reporting System (ORS) Webinar for Teachers (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP AIRWays Reporting System Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP AIRWays Reporting System Webinar (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-TOPP Winter Interim & Modular Results Webinar (Video)
Technology Coordinator Webinar (Video)
Technology Coordinator Webinar (Slides)To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Test Security PowerPoint Slides
A.I. Scoring for Writing Webinar (Video)
DESMOS Calculator Webinar (Video)
Introduction to Quantile Measures (video)

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WY-ALT

WY-ALT 2019 Administration Helpful Tips
WY-ALT FAQ – updated To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
TIDE FAQ
WY-ALT Participation GuidelinesTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Changes to the 2019 WY-ALT AssessmentTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Sample Tasks
Test Information and Distribution Engine (TIDE) User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Directions for Administration ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Online Reporting System User GuideTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT ELA blueprintTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Math blueprintTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Science blueprintTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Performance Level Descriptors for ELATo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Performance Level Descriptors for MathematicsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WY-ALT Performance Level Descriptors for ScienceTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

ACT

ACT Schedule of EventsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
PAnext User Guide for ACTTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Extended Time Policy Change 2017-2018To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Policy for Accommodations DocumentationTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Policy for EL DocumentationTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Calculator PolicyTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
ACT Academy – Test Prep
ACT Academy – Video
OpenEd Portal
OpenEd Educator InstructionsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
OpenEd Student InstructionsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WDE/ACT Terminology Matrix
Performance Level Descriptors
ACT Online Test Administration ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
ACT Paper Test Administration ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
ACT Accommodated Paper Test Administration ManualTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

WORKKEYS

WorkKeys Schedule of EventsTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WorkKeys online practice test
Calculator PolicyTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Understanding Your WorkKeys Scores
Using Your WorkKeys ScoresTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

ACCESS For ELLs 2.0

Wyoming EL GuidebookTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Individual English Learner Plan (IEL Plan) templateTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
WIDA – ACCESS Placement Test 1-12
Wyoming W-APT Flowchart for determining Proficiency Evaluation PreK-KTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Wyoming W-APT Flowchart for determining Proficiency Evaluation Grades 1-12To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
English Learner Tool Kit
Responses from November 20, 2017 Q&A WebinarTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Q&A from March 6, 2018, Quarterly WebinarTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Quarterly Webinar on EL Plans PowerPoint slides 3/6/18To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Quarterly Webinar on IEL Plans PowerPoint slides 5/23/18
Quarterly Webinar PowerPoint slides 9/27/19To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

NAEP

Facts for Districts To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Facts for Principals, Grades 4 & 8 To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
Facts for Principals, Grade 12 To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
NAEP in Your School, Grades 4 & 8 To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
NAEP in Your School, Grade 12 To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
NAEP in Your School HSTS To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
School Coordinator Responsibilities: A Guide to MyNAEP 2019 To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
NAEP 2019 EXAMPLE Parent Letter, Grades 4 and 8
NAEP 2019 EXAMPLE Parent Letter, Grade 12
TIMSS 2019 BrochureTo view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
TIMSS 2019 FAQ To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader
TIMSS 2019  Summary of School Activities Timeline To view this PDF, click here to download Adobe Reader

WY-TOPP

RESOURCES
Assessment Blueprints and Writing Rubrics
WY-TOPP Parents FAQ
WY-TOPP Teachers FAQ
WY-TOPP Accommodations FAQ
WY-TOPP Interim and Modular Scoring FAQ
WY-TOPP Writing Auto Score FAQ
Acceptable Use – Modular and Interim Assessment Items
Allowable Resources for WY-TOPP online assessment
Allowable Resources for WY-TOPP paper assessment
WY-TOPP/PAWS Accommodations Crosswalk
Q&A Responses from District Test Coordinator Webinar
DOK Definitions for Mathematics
USER role and access chart
Desmos Calculator for High School
Desmos Calculator for Grades 7 and 8
Desmos Calculator for Grade 6
2018 WY-TOPP Estimated Testing Times
Grade 7 Annotated Writing Samples
Grade 7 Exemplar

USER GUIDES AND MANUALS
WY-TOPP Test Information and Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide
WY-TOPP Test Administrator User Guide
WY-TOPP Test Administration Manual for Summative Assessments (online)
WY-TOPP Test Administration Manual for Summative Assessments (paper)
WY-TOPP Test Administration Manual for Spring Interim Assessments (K-2) and Modular Assessments
Braille Requirements Manual
Guidance for Accessibility and Accommodations Manual
Modular Previewing System User Guide
AIR Ways Reporting User Guide
Technical Specifications Manual
System Requirements Manual
Secure Browser Installation Manual

VIDEOS AND POWERPOINTS
AIR Ways Reporting Webinar (Video)
WY-TOPP District Test Coordinator Training (Video)
WY-TOPP Winter Interim & Modular Results Webinar (Video)
Technology Coordinator Webinar (Video)
Technology Coordinator Webinar (Slides)
Test Security PowerPoint Slides
A.I. Scoring for Writing Webinar (Video)
DESMOS Calculator Webinar (Video)

WY-ALT

WY-ALT FAQ
WY-ALT Independent Field Test FAQ
TIDE FAQs
WY-ALT Participation Guidelines
WY-ALT Sample Tasks
DEI Tutorial
Test Information Distribution Engine (TIDE) User Guide
WY-ALT Test Coordinator’s Manual
WY-ALT Independent Field Test Quick Start Guide
WY-ALT Independent Field Test Test Administrator User Guide
WY-ALT Independent Field Test Test Administrator PowerPoint
WY-ALT Directions for Administration Manual
WY-ALT Online Reporting System User Guide
How-to Pre-identify WY-ALT testers in TIDE 
WY-ALT Performance Level Descriptors for ELA
WY-ALT Performance Level Descriptors for Mathematics
WY-ALT Performance Level Descriptors for Science
Test Design Document: ELA
Test Design Document: Math
Test Design Document: Science

ACT

PAnext User Guide for ACT
Quick Start Guide for Requesting Accommodations/Supports
Test Accessibility and Accommodations User Guide (TAA)
Technical Requirements for the ACT Online Test
ACT Test Coordinator Information Manual for Paper Testing
The ACT Administration Manual for Online Testing
The ACT Administration Manual for Standard Paper Testing
The ACT Administration Manual for Accommodated Paper Testing
The ACT Administration Manual for Non-College Reportable Accommodated Paper Testing
Extended Time Policy Change 2017-2018
Policy for Accommodations Documentation
Policy for EL Documentation
Calculator Policy
Schedule of Events
WDE/ACT Terminology Matrix
Performance Level Descriptors

WorkKeys

ACT Academy – Test Prep
ACT Academy – Video
OpenEd Portal
OpenEd Educator Instructions

OpenEd Student Instructions
Setting up a Proctor or Additional Test Coordinator Account Quick Start Guide
ACT WorkKeys Administration Manual – Paper Testing
ACT WorkKeys Administration Manual – Online Testing
ACT WorkKeys Accessibility Supports Guide
ACT WorkKeys Test Delivery System TAO User Guide
WorkKeys online practice test
ACT WorkKeys Online Technical Specifications
Schedule of Events
Calculator Policy
Understanding Your WorkKeys Scores
Using Your WorkKeys Scores

ACCESS for ELLs 2.0

Wyoming EL Guidebook
WIDA – ACCESS Placement Test 1-12
Wyoming W-APT Flowchart for determining Proficiency Evaluation PreK-K
Wyoming W-APT Flowchart for determining Proficiency Evaluation Grades 1-12
English Learner Tool Kit
Responses from November 20, 2017 Q&A Webinar
Q&A from March 6, 2018, Quarterly Webinar
Quarterly Webinar on EL Plans PowerPoint slides 3/6/18 Image 14
Quarterly Webinar on IEL Plans PowerPoint slides 5/23/18 Image 14
Quarterly Webinar PowerPoint slides 9/27/18Image 14
Quarterly Webinar PowerPoint slides 2/27/19Image 15

NAEP

2018 Facts for Districts 
2018 Facts for Principals 
NAEP in Your School 2018 
School Coordinator Responsibilities: A Guide to MyNAEP 2018 
2018 Parent Notification Letter 

Assessment Portal Links

Test Security

Important Links

Assessment Portal Links
PAWS Administration
Wy-ALT Administration
ACT Suite Administration

ACT Plus Writing

Online Testing

Paper/Pencil Testing

ACT Aspire

Test Security