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  • Science Sample Items are available on the West Virginia Assessment portal for Elementary and Middle school.  Directions for accessing the items are found in a user guide titled “Accessing and Scoring Science Sample Items.”  The guide provides simple steps for accessing, navigating and scoring the sample items.  The guide is located on the portal in the User Guide folder under Resources.

    Added March 24, 2017
  • AIR now supports Chrome OS 56.0.2924.101 when using the Secure Browser.

    Added March 1, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    To preview the WV Interim Assessments (ICA’s and IAB’s) available to all high school students in the Teacher Item Previewer, please note that teachers must select grade 11 in the drop-down menu. This will allow teachers to preview all the WV Interim and Diagnostic Assessments available to all high school students.

    Selecting grade 9 or 10 from the drop-down menu in the Teacher item Previewer only displays the high school WV Diagnostic Assessments.

    Added February 21, 2017
  • Attention Teachers:

    The NEW 2016-2017 WV Diagnostic Assessments in ELA and math are now available as printable PDFs. Click here to access the files.

    Additionally, the WVDE has available printable Answer Keys for the NEW 2016-2017 WV Diagnostic Assessments. Click here to access the answer keys.

    For additional resources on the WV Interim and Diagnostic Assessments, please go to tinyurl.com/slmurrell.

    Added February 16, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers: 

    Please be aware there are two Diagnostic labels accessible when accessing Diagnostic reports in Plan and Manage Testing in TIDE and the Online Reporting System (ORS) for the 2016-2017 administration. Label “2015-2016 Diagnostics” are the old forms for tests taken between October 1 through January 30, 2017. The “Diagnostic” label denotes Diagnostic tests taken after Jan.31, 2017.

    Added February 14, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers: 

     All WV Diagnostic Assessments taken by students after 1/31 are available to view in AIR Ways.  Any Diagnostic Assessments taken before 1/31 will not show in AIR Ways and will be accessible to view in ORS. Please note if the Diagnostic Assessment was taken before 1/31 and scored in THSS after 1/31 this test is not available in AIR Ways.

    Added February 9, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    iOS version 10.2 is now fully supported.  Please note the secure browser will not work with iOS 10.1 and 10.1.11 after January 31, 2017.   However, iOS 8.x, 9.x, and 10.2+ will remain functional.  WVDE strongly advises working with your district technology specialists to ensure the update is installed.

    Added January 4, 2017

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Test Administrators

  • Science Sample Items are available on the West Virginia Assessment portal for Elementary and Middle school.  Directions for accessing the items are found in a user guide titled “Accessing and Scoring Science Sample Items.”  The guide provides simple steps for accessing, navigating and scoring the sample items.  The guide is located on the portal in the User Guide folder under Resources.

    Added March 24, 2017
  • AIR now supports Chrome OS 56.0.2924.101 when using the Secure Browser.

    Added March 1, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    To preview the WV Interim Assessments (ICA’s and IAB’s) available to all high school students in the Teacher Item Previewer, please note that teachers must select grade 11 in the drop-down menu. This will allow teachers to preview all the WV Interim and Diagnostic Assessments available to all high school students.

    Selecting grade 9 or 10 from the drop-down menu in the Teacher item Previewer only displays the high school WV Diagnostic Assessments.

    Added February 21, 2017
  • Attention Teachers:

    The NEW 2016-2017 WV Diagnostic Assessments in ELA and math are now available as printable PDFs. Click here to access the files.

    Additionally, the WVDE has available printable Answer Keys for the NEW 2016-2017 WV Diagnostic Assessments. Click here to access the answer keys.

    For additional resources on the WV Interim and Diagnostic Assessments, please go to tinyurl.com/slmurrell.

    Added February 16, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers: 

    Please be aware there are two Diagnostic labels accessible when accessing Diagnostic reports in Plan and Manage Testing in TIDE and the Online Reporting System (ORS) for the 2016-2017 administration. Label “2015-2016 Diagnostics” are the old forms for tests taken between October 1 through January 30, 2017. The “Diagnostic” label denotes Diagnostic tests taken after Jan.31, 2017.

    Added February 14, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers: 

     All WV Diagnostic Assessments taken by students after 1/31 are available to view in AIR Ways.  Any Diagnostic Assessments taken before 1/31 will not show in AIR Ways and will be accessible to view in ORS. Please note if the Diagnostic Assessment was taken before 1/31 and scored in THSS after 1/31 this test is not available in AIR Ways.

    Added February 9, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    iOS version 10.2 is now fully supported.  Please note the secure browser will not work with iOS 10.1 and 10.1.11 after January 31, 2017.   However, iOS 8.x, 9.x, and 10.2+ will remain functional.  WVDE strongly advises working with your district technology specialists to ensure the update is installed.

    Added January 4, 2017

Test Coordinators

  • Science Sample Items are available on the West Virginia Assessment portal for Elementary and Middle school.  Directions for accessing the items are found in a user guide titled “Accessing and Scoring Science Sample Items.”  The guide provides simple steps for accessing, navigating and scoring the sample items.  The guide is located on the portal in the User Guide folder under Resources.

    Added March 24, 2017
  • AIR now supports Chrome OS 56.0.2924.101 when using the Secure Browser.

    Added March 1, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    To preview the WV Interim Assessments (ICA’s and IAB’s) available to all high school students in the Teacher Item Previewer, please note that teachers must select grade 11 in the drop-down menu. This will allow teachers to preview all the WV Interim and Diagnostic Assessments available to all high school students.

    Selecting grade 9 or 10 from the drop-down menu in the Teacher item Previewer only displays the high school WV Diagnostic Assessments.

    Added February 21, 2017
  • Attention Teachers:

    The NEW 2016-2017 WV Diagnostic Assessments in ELA and math are now available as printable PDFs. Click here to access the files.

    Additionally, the WVDE has available printable Answer Keys for the NEW 2016-2017 WV Diagnostic Assessments. Click here to access the answer keys.

    For additional resources on the WV Interim and Diagnostic Assessments, please go to tinyurl.com/slmurrell.

    Added February 16, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers: 

    Please be aware there are two Diagnostic labels accessible when accessing Diagnostic reports in Plan and Manage Testing in TIDE and the Online Reporting System (ORS) for the 2016-2017 administration. Label “2015-2016 Diagnostics” are the old forms for tests taken between October 1 through January 30, 2017. The “Diagnostic” label denotes Diagnostic tests taken after Jan.31, 2017.

    Added February 14, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers: 

     All WV Diagnostic Assessments taken by students after 1/31 are available to view in AIR Ways.  Any Diagnostic Assessments taken before 1/31 will not show in AIR Ways and will be accessible to view in ORS. Please note if the Diagnostic Assessment was taken before 1/31 and scored in THSS after 1/31 this test is not available in AIR Ways.

    Added February 9, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    iOS version 10.2 is now fully supported.  Please note the secure browser will not work with iOS 10.1 and 10.1.11 after January 31, 2017.   However, iOS 8.x, 9.x, and 10.2+ will remain functional.  WVDE strongly advises working with your district technology specialists to ensure the update is installed.

    Added January 4, 2017

Technology Coordinators

  • AIR now supports Chrome OS 56.0.2924.101 when using the Secure Browser.

    Added March 1, 2017
  • Attention District Coordinators, Principals, and Teachers:

    iOS version 10.2 is now fully supported.  Please note the secure browser will not work with iOS 10.1 and 10.1.11 after January 31, 2017.   However, iOS 8.x, 9.x, and 10.2+ will remain functional.  WVDE strongly advises working with your district technology specialists to ensure the update is installed.

    Added January 4, 2017

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