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ACSI member schools that administer HMH Assessments have complimentary access to an extensive Digital Resource Library, housed in DataManager.

If your school is testing with any of the below listed HMH Assessments, you may access any of the related manuals or user guides directly through your DataManager account. Once you are logged into your DataManager account, you may access them electronically, download the PDFs or print the guides.

Here is a look at the digital resources available for your use:


IOWA ASSESSMENTS

Research and Development Guide – Summarizes the development, standardization, and test construction procedures for Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G.

Product Guide – Helps school administrators and test coordinators understand and select Iowa Assessments Form E and Form F products and services in preparation for ordering.

Planning and Implementation Guide – Helps test coordinators plan for testing, support test administration, and distribute score reports for the Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G.

Message to Families (English and Spanish) – A template to help teachers and school administrators create a letter to send to families before students take the Iowa Assessments Form E or Form G.

Score Interpretation Guides – Helps teachers, counselors, and school administrators interpret and use results of the Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G so that students and schools gain the greatest benefit from the administration of this assessment.

Norms and Score Conversion Guides – Provides information relevant to teachers and staff who hand score the Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G, enables educators to convert raw scores into standard scores, grade equivalents, percentile ranks, stanines, and normal curve equivalents, and to calculate Total and Composite scores,

Content Classifications Guides – Contains content classifications and fall, midyear, and spring item norms for Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G.

Supplemental Coding Guide – Explains how to plan and implement the manual coding of Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G, Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7, and Logramos Third Edition answer documents to collect information needed for data analysis or reporting purposes; also applies to schools that use plain-paper answer documents printed from DataManager to determine what coding should be included in the student data file that is imported into DataManager.

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COGNITIVE ABILITIES TEST (COGAT)

Research and Development Guide – Summarizes the development, standardization, and test construction procedures for the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7.

Product Guide – Helps school administrators and test coordinators understand and select Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7products and services in preparation for ordering.

Planning and Implementation Guide – Helps test coordinators plan for testing, support test administration, and distribute score reports for the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7.

Practice Activities, Teacher Guide – Helps teachers provide guided, pre-testing practice and feedback to familiarize students with item types encountered on the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7.

Practice Activities, Student Book – Provides students with guided, pre-testing practice and feedback to familiarize them with item types encountered on the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7.

Practice Activities, Answer Sheet – Sample answer sheet to be used with the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7 Practice Activities to provide students with practice marking answers.

Score Interpretation Guides – Helps teachers, counselors, and school administrators interpret and use results of the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7.

A Short Guide for Teachers – Provides guidance for the classroom teacher by outlining instructional strategies based on student ability profiles.

Norms and Score Conversions Guide – Provides information relevant to teachers and staff who hand score the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) Form 7 and convert raw scores to normative scores.

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DATAMANAGER

Navigation – Provides helpful information about accessing, navigating, and using DataManager.

System Administration – Provides step-by-step instructions for managing and maintaining location, staff/user, and student information associated with your school system,

Reporting – Provides step-by-step instructions for viewing reports online in DataManager, creating customized reports, printing reports, and exporting reports.

Managing Web Reporting Keys – For schools that order web reports after submitting answer documents to HMH Scoring Service for scanning, provides step-by-step instructions for distributing reporting keys to staff members who need access to DataManager web reports; also provides instructions for staff members to create a DataManager Reporting account for viewing reports.

DataManager eLearning Video Training – Links to the site providing DataManager eLearning resources including DataManager Overview, Web Reporting Keys, and Reporting Overview.

Standard Export – Balanced Assessment File Format – Provides the HMH Standard Export Template file format used in data exports of Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G and Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT®) Form 7 assessment results.

Standard Export – Riverside Interim Assessments File Format – Provides the Riverside Standard Export Template file format used in data exports of Riverside Interim Assessments results.

Custom Export – Balance Assessment File Format – Provides the HMH Custom Export Template file format used in data exports of Iowa Assessments Form E and Form G and Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT®) Form 7 assessments results.

Custom Export – Riverside Interim Assessments File Format – Provides the Riverside Custom Export Template file format used in data exports of Riverside Interim Assessments results.

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RIVERSIDE INTERIM ASSESSMENTS

Research Overview – Describes the research methods and standards employed in the development of the Riverside Interim Assessments.

Using the Riverside Interim Assessments – Helps test coordinators plan for testing, support test administration, and manage scoring for the Riverside Interim Assessments.

Performance Level Descriptors – Provides descriptions of each performance level (Proficient, Approaching Proficiency, and Needs Improvement) by grade and content area for the Riverside Interim Assessments.

Directions for Online Administration, Grades 2-11 – Describes the procedures that test administrators should follow when administering the Riverside Interim Assessments Online with DataManager.

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