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Alternate Accessibility Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/AMSA_Accessibility-Guidelines.pdf
This document is intended to provide guidance for Montana school district personnel who must make decisions about testing special student populations on the Alternate Montana Science Assessment (AMSA).
Alternate Montana Science Assessment Test Administration Manual /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/2019-2020_AMSA_TAM.pdf
Updated March 13, 2020
This manual provides information for Test Administrators (TA) on procedural and policy guidance to prepare for and administer the Alternate Montana Science Assessments.
Student Response Check (SRC) in paper /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/AMSA_StudentResponseCheck_PaperAdministration.pdf

This paper form of the AMSA Student Response Check is a task that needs to be completed prior to testing by the Teacher (TE) administering the Alternate Science Assessment to evaluate a student’s response capabilities. This content-neutral assessment provides an opportunity to observe and confirm the student’s mode of response.

Usability, Accessibility, and Accommodations Guidelines /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/2019-2020-Usability-Accessibility-and-Accommodations-Guidelines.pdf
Updated November 25, 2019

This manual provides guidelines for educators in Montana to use for the administration of usability and accessibility supports for instruction and assessment of all students, including students with disabilities, English language learners (ELLs), ELLs with disabilities, and students without an identified disability or status for the following assessments: Smarter Balanced Assessments, Montana Science Assessments and the Alternate Montana Science Assessments.

What’s New This Year for 2019–2020 /core/fileparse.php/1579/urlt/WhatsNew2019-2020.pdf
This document provides information on the new Montana Science Assessments, Alternate Montana Science Assessment, AI Scoring for Smarter Balanced Interim Assessments, updates to the TA Interface for Online Test Administration, and updates to the Student Interface for Online Testing.